Zhang Zeshi, an 89-year-old People's Volunteer Army veteran, with a picture showing him and other veterans revisiting Jeju Island to pay tribute to those who died as POWs during the Korean war. Photo: Simon SongZhang Zeshi, an 89-year-old People's Volunteer Army veteran, with a picture showing him and other veterans revisiting Jeju Island to pay tribute to those who died as POWs during the Korean war. Photo: Simon Song
Zhang Zeshi, an 89-year-old People's Volunteer Army veteran, with a picture showing him and other veterans revisiting Jeju Island to pay tribute to those who died as POWs during the Korean war. Photo: Simon Song

Why South Korea’s Jeju wants to show you where the communist bodies are buried

With Chinese tourism falling thanks to a spat between Seoul and Beijing, the island idyll is trumpeting its past as a theatre for a bloody crackdown on communists

Topic |   South Korea
Zhang Zeshi, an 89-year-old People's Volunteer Army veteran, with a picture showing him and other veterans revisiting Jeju Island to pay tribute to those who died as POWs during the Korean war. Photo: Simon SongZhang Zeshi, an 89-year-old People's Volunteer Army veteran, with a picture showing him and other veterans revisiting Jeju Island to pay tribute to those who died as POWs during the Korean war. Photo: Simon Song
Zhang Zeshi, an 89-year-old People's Volunteer Army veteran, with a picture showing him and other veterans revisiting Jeju Island to pay tribute to those who died as POWs during the Korean war. Photo: Simon Song
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