Rallies and Protests in S. Korea against Japan’s Revival of Militarism

Pyongyang, May 4 (KCNA) — The Headquarters of the Student Movement for Defending Tok Islet, Expelling Japanese Ambassador and Liquidating Remnants of Pro-Japanese Force grouping 45 universities across south Korea held a rally of “day of joint action of students for defending Tok Islet and opposing Japan’s revival of militarism” in the Citizens Park of Kwanghwamun, Seoul, on April 30, according to a press report.

The participants strongly demanded that Japan withdraw its shameless claim to Tok Islet, scrap the draft act on “Takeshima Day”, stop making distorted history textbook, apologize and compensate to the “comfort women” drafted for the Japanese imperial army and victims to forcible labor conscription.

After the rally the participants marched up to the Japanese embassy and handed a letter of protest to it.

In the meantime, the headquarters of one million signature campaign against Japan’s bid for a permanent seat of the UNSC involving 45 civil and public organizations also staged a rally and a protest in Seoul on the same day.

While marching up to the Japanese embassy, the ralliers tore the Sun flag.

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