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KCTU President YANG Kyeung-soo Arrested

We are calling on the Government of South Korea to respect the rights of workers to protest and demand the immediate release of president YANG, Kyeung-soo
On July 3, around 8,000 members of the KCTU marched through downtown Seoul to demand to protect the lives and save the jobs and employment. The rally was originally planned to be held in Yeouido but the participants gathered at Jongro-3ga after the police blocked the gathering by erecting barriers. 
 
The police announced that it will consider applying the Act on Demonstration and Assembly, Infectious Disease Control Act, and Criminal Law provision on obstruction of the general traffic.
 
KCTU president YANG, Kyeung-soo was arrested today for organizing an unauthorized rally. The police raided the KCTU office where Yang was staying as early as 5:28 am this morning.
 
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The SIGTUR network stands in solidarity with the KCTU and its members. We are calling on the Government of South Korea to respect the rights of workers to protest and demand the immediate release of president YANG, Kyeung-soo.