Former Samsung employee Kim Yong-hee receives a bouquet of flowers after coming down from on top of a 25 metre traffic camera tower in Seoul after a year-long protest. Photo: AP Former Samsung employee Kim Yong-hee receives a bouquet of flowers after coming down from on top of a 25 metre traffic camera tower in Seoul after a year-long protest. Photo: AP
Former Samsung employee Kim Yong-hee receives a bouquet of flowers after coming down from on top of a 25 metre traffic camera tower in Seoul after a year-long protest. Photo: AP

Fired South Korean worker ends year-long tower protest after Samsung apologises

  • Kim Yong-hee said he was dismissed by Samsung 25 years ago for trying to establish a trade union
  • He fought for 24 years to be reinstated, and spent 365 days on a 25-metre traffic tower in Seoul before Samsung apologised

Topic |   South Korea
Former Samsung employee Kim Yong-hee receives a bouquet of flowers after coming down from on top of a 25 metre traffic camera tower in Seoul after a year-long protest. Photo: AP Former Samsung employee Kim Yong-hee receives a bouquet of flowers after coming down from on top of a 25 metre traffic camera tower in Seoul after a year-long protest. Photo: AP
Former Samsung employee Kim Yong-hee receives a bouquet of flowers after coming down from on top of a 25 metre traffic camera tower in Seoul after a year-long protest. Photo: AP
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