North Korea

13.05.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula?

Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula?

By Gunnar Westberg, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Can Korea be reunited after almost 70 years of complete division between North and South? This is the dream of many in the older generation in both parts of the country. The younger people in South Korea do not … »

30.04.2015 Pressenza Budapest

2015 Women’s Walk for Peace in Korea

2015 Women’s Walk for Peace in Korea

On May 24, 2015, thirty international women peacemakers from around the world will walk with Korean women, north and south, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea. We will hold international peace symposiums in Pyongyang and Seoul where we … »

09.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

2015 women’s walk for peace in Korea

2015 women’s walk for peace in Korea

On May 24, 2015, 30 international women peacemakers from around the world will walk with Korean women, north and south, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea. We will hold international peace symposiums in Pyongyang and Seoul where we … »

20.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

China urges US to accept North Korea’s latest offer

China urges US to accept North Korea’s latest offer

Beijing wants Washington to seriously consider recent peace overtures from North Korea. Shannon Tiezzi writing for The Diplomat, January 17, 2015, considers that the U.S. should seriously consider offers of dialogue from North Korea in order to bring an end to decades of tension on the Korean peninsula, as an … »

17.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Reclaiming Pacifism in East Asia

Reclaiming Pacifism in East Asia

Today, East Asia stands at the crossroads, not least due to Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s efforts to accelerate the long-pursued attempts by the Liberal Democratic Party to change Japan’s peace constitution – and more specifically, its Article 9 that renounces war and prohibits maintenance of war potential. By Kawasaki Akira … »

10.08.2014 Tony Henderson

South Korea – President Park’s unification committee meets

South Korea – President Park’s unification committee meets

Park Geun-hye’s administration has placed some priority on economic reform in recent weeks, and has shifted focus back to the unification drive with North Korea, an initiative overshadowed by this past April’s ferry tragedy plus some escalation of provocations between the two divided sections of the Korean Peninsular. President Park … »

12.03.2014 Tony Henderson

Lighter touch to the Korean issue needed

Lighter touch to the Korean issue needed

What to do about North Korea, how to penetrate the untruths, what to propose that will lead to the best scenario of North and South Korea integration, the release from any need of occupying troops from foreign soils, and the dismantling of the nuclear weapons programmes of all sides – … »

20.02.2014 Prensa Latina

South Koreans Travel to Hold Meeting with Relatives in the DPRK

South Koreans Travel to Hold Meeting with Relatives in the DPRK

Beijing, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 South Koreans traveled to Kumgang Mount in Democratic People”s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to meet their families following an agreement reached by governments of the two countries. The reunion of families separated for more than sixty years by the Korean War … »

08.01.2014 Tony Henderson

North Korea – Rodman proves them wrong!

North Korea – Rodman proves them wrong!

 They said he wouldn’t be able to form a core group of basketball players to accompany him on his North Korea tour but Dennis Rodman proved them wrong again… he told the press January 6, 2013, that a game he and other former National Basketball Association players are planning in … »

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