Saturday, August 7, 2010

South Korean Organic Farmers and Church vs. State and Bulldozer

"Korean organic farmers have held a 'Mass for life and peace' to urge the government not to evict them from their lands to make way for a controversial river project," reports Paul Hwang — Korean organic farmers protest against eviction.

The Evil of Eminent Domain rears its ugly head in South Korea; the country's "conservative" president Lee Myung-bak is nicknamed "The Bulldozer" for his propensity to bulldoze over poor communities for massive public works.

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