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Photos of Colossal Protests in South Korea
Written by Lee Yoo Eun On 28 December 2013 @ 6:53 am | 63 Comments
In Breaking News, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, East Asia, Elections, English, Freedom of Speech, Korean, Labor, LANGUAGES, Photography, Politics, Protest, Quick Reads, South Korea, TOPICS, TYPE, WORLD
Update: Read more in-depth coverage of this protest from Global Voices with many more photos here .
Several ten thousands have gathered at Seoul Plaza (as of 3 pm) to protest against the South Korean government's election manipulation scandal and the latest clampdowns on labor groups. The numbers are rapidly growing and the protest will continue throughout the day. Aiming 1 million Koreans to participate in ‘the December 28th General Strike', a detailed schedule  [ko] of a series of protests held by different groups in major cities across the country has been widely shared in South Korean online venues in last few days.
— 방랑자 (@quegum) December 28, 2013 
The December 28 General Strike (and protest) against the fraudulent election is being held at the City Hall Plaza, now as of 3:22 pm.
서울광장 안 아닙니다. 광장 밖 도로에까지 꽉 찼습니다 pic.twitter.com/LnDUhrMUfy 
— 미디어몽구 (@mediamongu) December 28, 2013 
Actually it can't be said people are ‘in’ the Seoul Plaza. Even the nearby road s are packed with people.
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 here: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2013/12/28/photos-100000-south-koreans-protest-election-scandal-labor-clampdown/
 detailed schedule: http://www.todayhumor.co.kr/board/view.php?table=bestofbest&no=141319&s_no=141319&page=1
 #총파업: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23%EC%B4%9D%ED%8C%8C%EC%97%85&src=hash
 #부정선거: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23%EB%B6%80%EC%A0%95%EC%84%A0%EA%B1%B0&src=hash
 pic.twitter.com/zebGxjJDRD: http://t.co/zebGxjJDRD
 December 28, 2013: https://twitter.com/quegum/statuses/416816332697395200
 pic.twitter.com/LnDUhrMUfy: http://t.co/LnDUhrMUfy
 December 28, 2013: https://twitter.com/mediamongu/statuses/416821460435365888
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