Omnes Sancti et Sanctæ Coreæ, orate pro nobis.

Now Blogging Afresh at Ad Orientem 西儒 - The Western Confucian

Thursday, November 27, 2003

Violent Labor Protests

The evening news (on the moderate YTN not the radically leftist MBC) here in Korea has for some days been full of images of steel pipe-wielding, molotov cocktail-throwing, rioters attacking policemen, who are usually men in their early twenties performing their mandatory military service. Hundreds of policemen have been injured by "labor protestors." For an editorial on this sad situation, read Riot Police: 'Don't Hit Them In The Face'.