UN official upholds defectors’ freedom of expression, under attack by both Koreas

UN official upholds defectors’ freedom of expression, under attack by both Koreas

FPI / June 28, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com Ironically, a fight over freedom of the press, sparked by North Korean defectors sending balloons with leaflets to their former homeland, has brought both Koreas once again to the brink of war. Both the North and South Korean governments have threatened the defectors in the South who have sought […]

Former South Korean officials appeal for international probe of 2020 election

Former South Korean officials appeal for international probe of 2020 election

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2020 Several former South Korean ambassadors and one former vice minister have signed a letter appealing for the world’s attention and calling for an investigation of the April 2020 election. Leftist President Moon Jae-In’s Democratic Party won 163 seats in the April 15 election. The party’s sister group, the Platform […]

South Korean president sues former network head who called him a communist

South Korean president sues former network head who called him a communist

by WorldTribune Staff, June 7, 2020 South Korean liberal President Moon Jae-In sued the former chairman of a television network for libel and spreading “false facts” for allegedly calling the president a “communist.” Moon sued Koh Young-Ju, the former chairman of the Foundation of Broadcast Culture, which is the board for Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). […]

40 years after Gwangju bloodbath, discussing North Korea’s role is taboo in once-free South

40 years after Gwangju bloodbath, discussing North Korea’s role is taboo in once-free South

by WorldTribune Staff, May 29, 2020 Details about what happened in Gwangju, South Korea from May 18 through May 27, 1980, remain elusive four decades later as the nation commemorates a watershed tragedy. It remains a highly-charged subject in which the roles of the governments of the United States and South Korea in suppressing the […]

South Korean network led drive to impeach President Park Geun-Hye

South Korean network led drive to impeach President Park Geun-Hye

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2020 An article in the May 8 edition of WorldTribune [Allegations of fraud in South Korean elections called warning on new voting technologies] attracted widespread attention in South Korea. The liberal-left JTBC South Korean network challenged the report which cited the East Asia Research Center. Dr. Tara O, who heads […]

Media reports on South Korea’s virus response said to mask real story

Media reports on South Korea’s virus response said to mask real story

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2020 In January, South Korea reportedly sent millions of masks to China amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Shortly after the Chinese government quarantined the entire city of Wuhan on Jan. 23, South Korea quickly provided China over 6 million masks, in addition to at least 42,000 protective suits, other supplies, […]

Report: Chinese on social media supported embattled Seoul leader

Report: Chinese on social media supported embattled Seoul leader

FPI / March 9, 2020 Chinese nationals in South Korea, have been exposed using social media in an effort to thwart a massive petition drive to impeach South Korean President Moon Jae-In, a report said. Amid massive criticism of Moon’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea, a Blue House petition which called for […]

Over 1 million South Koreans sign petition to impeach their president over handling of virus

Over 1 million South Koreans sign petition to impeach their president over handling of virus

by WorldTribune Staff, February 27, 2020 Earlier this month, after refusing to restrict entry of Chinese travelers, South Korean President Moon Jae-In predicted that the coronavirus outbreak in the country would “disappear before long.” With less than 30 reported cases on Feb. 13, South Koreans were assured by Moon’s liberal government that it was OK […]

Protesters in Seoul brave freezing cold, virus: ‘Our government is about to turn communist’

Protesters in Seoul brave freezing cold, virus: ‘Our government is about to turn communist’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2020 A driving snowstorm and the continued threat of the Wuhan coronavirus could not stop thousands of South Koreans from taking to the streets in Seoul to protest the liberal policies of President Moon Jae-In, who they say is subordinating the country to communism under China and North Korea. The […]

Beijing, Seoul battle political fallout from virus crisis

Beijing, Seoul battle political fallout from virus crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, February 2, 2020 China’s communist party regime is facing perhaps its biggest crisis yet in the coronavirus outbreak, reports say. The death toll could be much higher than reported according to a report by Hong Kong-based news outlet Initium Media, which alleged the Chinese Communist government is secretly cremating victims of the […]

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