April 24, 2024
Analysis

Korea’s Jeju Massacre: Bringing America’s role to light

S.Korean scholars, activists visit U.S. to call for shared responsibility for massacre on Jeju Island

In the late 1940s, as tensions over a soon-to-be divided Korean Peninsula simmered, a protest on Jeju Island was ruthlessly suppressed, claiming as many as 30,000 lives.

Now a group of scholars and clergy from the island are endeavoring to raise awareness of the U.S. government and military's role in the incident.

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