Villagers in kayaks protesting against the visit of the USS Ronald Reagan to Jeju, South Korea, on October 11, 2018. Photo: Association of Gangjeong Villagers Against the Jeju Navy Base Villagers in kayaks protesting against the visit of the USS Ronald Reagan to Jeju, South Korea, on October 11, 2018. Photo: Association of Gangjeong Villagers Against the Jeju Navy Base
Villagers in kayaks protesting against the visit of the USS Ronald Reagan to Jeju, South Korea, on October 11, 2018. Photo: Association of Gangjeong Villagers Against the Jeju Navy Base

Legacy of war in Asia

Jeju jittery as US warship visit reminds islanders of dark chapter in South Korea’s history

Villagers want an apology for a post-second world war massacre they blame on Americans and say the reason for a new base on the island is to contain China

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia
Villagers in kayaks protesting against the visit of the USS Ronald Reagan to Jeju, South Korea, on October 11, 2018. Photo: Association of Gangjeong Villagers Against the Jeju Navy Base Villagers in kayaks protesting against the visit of the USS Ronald Reagan to Jeju, South Korea, on October 11, 2018. Photo: Association of Gangjeong Villagers Against the Jeju Navy Base
Villagers in kayaks protesting against the visit of the USS Ronald Reagan to Jeju, South Korea, on October 11, 2018. Photo: Association of Gangjeong Villagers Against the Jeju Navy Base
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