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Legalization of Jongyojo Urged in S. Korea

Pyongyang, May 31 (KCNA) — The Teachers Union of south Korea (Jongyojo) reportedly held a rally in University Street of Seoul on May 27 to mark the 28th anniversary of the formation of Jongyojo, at which it demanded the withdrawal of decision on outlawing it and the liquidation of evils in the education field.

Attending the rally were more than 5,000 teachers from across south Korea.
Speakers there demanded the withdrawal of the decision on outlawing Jongyojo and the guarantee for three labor rights and political rights of teachers.
In a resolution the participants expressed their will to struggle to the last for above-said demands, the abolishment of neo-liberal education policy and other evil practices and probe into the truth behind the ferry Sewol disaster.
At the end of the rally, they marched to the Kwanghwamun Plaza.

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