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평택범대위   am.10:35, Tuesday ( 2835hit )
Send a letter to President

ACTION ALERT!  ACTION LERT!  ACTION ALERT!

 

Send a letter to President Bush to stop the unjust eviction of farmers for the planned expansion of the U.S. military base Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek.

 

 

8/21/2006 - The South Korean government publicly announced that by the end of August it plans to forcibly remove ALL peace defenders who have reclaimed empty houses in Daechuri and Doduri villages of Pyeongtaek to support the villagers’ resistance against the U.S. military base expansion. There are approximately 200 villagers still refusing to surrender their land and homes. By removing all supporters, the government intends to use an isolation tactic to intimidate the Pyeongtaek villagers.  Without supporters acting as eyewitnesses to the government’s brutality we can guarantee that the situation in Pyeongtaek will worsen.  Already, we have seen what the government is capable of doing—with no remorse! In May, the government deployed over 15,000 military and riot police to the village of Pyeongtaek, resulting in serious injuries to more than 500 local farmers and activists, 524 arrests and a barbed wire fence all around the farmland.

 

KCPT urgently requests the international community to send a letter to the U.S. President, South Korean President and South Korean Ministry of Defense to demand (please refer to the attached statement for more details): 

 

STOP the Forced Eviction of Pyeongtaek Farmer &

Re-negotiate the Planned Expansion of the U.S. Military Base in Pyeongtaek

 

Please deliver your letter by August 28 (Friday, Korean time) to the South Korean government, U.S government, and send a copy to KCPT via e-mail or fax. By your simple actions, we can alert the government, public and media that people around the world are keeping a close watch on Pyeongtaek. Your action will have a tremendous impact. Please send your letter and circulate this message far and wide.  Also, stay tuned as the situation in Pyeongtaek is critical and is in need of your attention--we will keep you informed with more updates. 

 

White House

President George W Bush

The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500

Comments : (1) 202-456-1111   Switchboard : (1) 202-456-1414     FAX : (1) 202-456-2461

 

 

Blue House

President Roh Moo-hyun

1 Sejongno Jonno-gu Seoul, South Korea (110-820)

Fax : (82) 2 770 4943   E-mail : webmaster@president.go.kr

 

Korea Ministry of Defense

Minister of Defence, Yoon Kwang-woong

Ministry of Defence  22 Itaewon road, Yongsan-gu Seoul, South Korea (104-701)

Fax: (82) 2 748 6026   E-mail: cyber@mnd.go.kr

 

KCPT

E-mail : Korean and English at nobasept@yahoo.co.kr

             Japanese at pt924peace@hotmail.com

Fax : (82) 2-723-7059

 

About Pan-S. Korea Solution Committee Against US Base Extension in Pyeongtaek (KCPT): 

KCPT was formed to oppose the planned expansion of the U.S. Military Base Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek. There are approximately 140 member organizations in the committee, including farmers, labor and other civil society organizations. KCPT successfully organized the 1st Pyeongtaek Peace March, held on July 10, 2005 and has continued to raise awareness regarding the dangers of the expansion of the U.S. Military Base in Pyeongtaek by highlighting the effects of the plan on the community as well as on the regional security.

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  video with English subtitles   
savePTfarmers  06-08-14 3274
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  Daechuri peace marchers arrive to Seoul   
saveptfarmers  07-04-22 4913
168
  "When You Grow Up, You Must Take the Village Back"   
radical lang exchang  07-04-18 4552
167
  Daechuri Activists March to Seoul   
saveptfarmers  07-04-11 4947
166
  Daechuri is being destroyed. Daechuri lives!   
saveptfarmers  07-04-09 7751
165
  Last candlelight vigil in Daechuri   
saveptfarmers  07-03-27 4434
164
  Daechuri defenders strategize and celebrate   
saveptfarmers  07-03-17 2501
  Send a letter to President   
평택범대위  06-08-22 2835
162
  The South Korea government must withdraw its plan for the forcible displacement of the   
평택범대위  06-08-22 2144
161
  BBC: "Eviction Village: a Farmer's Tale"   
saveptfarmers  07-03-06 2857
160
  Korean government forces an "agreement" from Daechuri residents   
savePTfarmers  07-02-21 2532
159
  March 3 is Daechuri visit day   
dope  07-02-20 2510
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