South Korean protesters burn a North Korean flag and a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during an anti-North Korea rally outside Seoul Station on January 22 as a North Korean delegation arrives. Photo: AFP/Yonhap

The Olympics returns to South Korea 30 years on – and so do the protests

Donald Kirk reflects on the history of the Olympics in Korea, and notes the differences between the 2018 Winter Games and the 1988 Summer Olympics – today, the demonstrations are against North Korea, and the North can do much more than blow up airliners

Topic |   Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

TOP PICKS

South Korean protesters burn a North Korean flag and a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during an anti-North Korea rally outside Seoul Station on January 22 as a North Korean delegation arrives. Photo: AFP/Yonhap
READ FULL ARTICLE