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Lessons from South Korea’s 5.18 and 4.3

Recently under the 2019 May 18 Academy programme, I had the chance to visit Gwangju and Jeju Island, South Korea, where I learnt about some of the most significant moments in Korean modern history: the May 18 Gwangju Uprising in 1980 and the 1948 Jeju Uprising.⁣ The Gwangju Uprising (also called the 5.18 Movement) is… Continue reading Lessons from South Korea’s 5.18 and 4.3