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Hankyoreh Irregular KORUS FTA concessions draw criticism :Some say irregular renegotiations point to the Lee administration’s unilateral push for ratification Posted on : Nov.10,2010
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1. Photo & caption source: Benjamin Hiller, Nov. 10, 2010
G20 Seoul: Korean Confederation of Trade Unions rally
'The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions rallied today near the Soul City Hall against the G20 Summit starting tomorrow as well as against the FTA agreement. Around 300 people participated at the rally. Seoul, Korea.'
'Let's success the spirit of Jeon Tae-Il'
'The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions rallied today near the Soul City Hall against the G20 Summit starting tomorrow as well as against the FTA agreement.
Around 300 people participated at the rally; there where activists from the Democratic Labor Party Sit In as well as foreign activist, which arrived in the last day. Charles Santigo from the Malaysia Parliament held also an speech.
Several hundred Riot Cops where in guard in the surrounding streets.'
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2. Photo & Caption source: Jeffrey Bright, Nov. 10, 2010
Korean Confederation of Trade Unions hold a Protest
Korean Confederation of Trade Unions Candlelight Cultural Event with international activists and representatives at Boshingak, Jongno street. 10/11/2010
With 682,418 members in 2007, the KCTU accounted for 40.6% of trade union members in South Korea. In 2008, during massive "mad cow protests" the KCTU declared a general strike to protest the import of US beef on grounds that consuming the allegedly tainted beef could damage worker productivity The KCTU has more than 1,200 affiliated enterprise-level trade unions.
It is the second largest trade union national center in South Korea, following the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU). On 1 April 2009, KCTU delegates at a special session elected Lim Seong-kyu as President. Of the two, the KCTU is generally considered to be the more militant. Korean Confederation of Trade Unions Candlelight Cultural Event with international activists and representatives at Boshingak, Jongno street.'
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3. Photos from Yoon Ji-Yeon, NewsCham, Nov. 10, 2010
'South Korea and United States Workers are determined to work in had in hand against ROK-US FTA'