2017: KNCC an President Trump
THAAD = Terminal High Altitude Area Defense
National Council of Churches sent a Letter to President Trump
In the accompanying letter KNCC is writing:
Warm greetings from NCC-Korea.
Today, 10th of March, 2017, the Constitutional Court of Korea shared it's decision to uphold President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment. This is a monumental moment in our history that shows the strength of Korean people and the power we hold to make change.
2017: Constitutional Court decides to oust Park
10. März 2017 - Amtsenthebung
Quelle: The Hankyoreh. Mit freundlicher Erlaubnis
Constitutional Court decides unanimously to oust Park
2017, March 10.
Court finds that allowing Choi Sunsil’s interference in government, then attempting a coverup, was grounds for impeachment
Regensburg erhält Friedensstatue
"Trostfrauen" - "Comfort Women"
Regensburg - erste Friedensstatue in Deutschland
Freiburg im Breisgau hatte im vergangenen Jahr auf eine Errichtung dieser Friedensstatue verzichtet. Der politische Druck aus Japan auf die Verantwortlichen in Freiburg war zu stark geworden und gefährdete andere Städte-Partnerschaften.
Nun wurde am internationalen Frauentag am 8.3.2017
2016: Radioactive Forest...
Fukushima: 2011-03-11 - 2016-03-11
Radioactive Forest, Radioactive Wild Life: Fukushima and the Lessons of Chernobyl
We (The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus) are providing a special bonus for Asia-Pacific Journal subscribers.
The following NHK Documentary provides a riveting visual perspective on the transformation of the Fukushima region, 230 kilometers North of Tokyo in the wake of the 3.11 triple disaster. Earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant laid waste to the region which remains a wasteland to this day.
2016: Emergency Prayer Gathering
National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK)
For the Immediate Resignation of President Park and a New Era of the Sovereignty of the People
"Today our history faces an unprecedented and harsh hardship. Blinded by greed, the president and the ruling forces are shaking the identity of Korea, a country built with the sacrifices of the democratic martyrs; the former have also severely violated the democratic republic's constitution. We repent of the history of the Korean church which has distorted the gospel by parasitically living off the powers of the unjust. ... "
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2016: Korea - Peace Treaty now
Conference on Korean peninsula peace treaty
14. - 16. November 2016 in Hongkong
Conference on Korean peninsula peace treaty convenes
17 November 2016
Improved inter-Korean relations and peace on the Korean peninsula were the focus of a conference attended by 58 people from churches and related organizations from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and 11 other countries. They gathered in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China from 14-16 November.
The International Ecumenical Conference on a Peace Treaty for the Korean Peninsula was organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and hosted by the Hong Kong Christian Council. The discussion built upon the long history of ecumenical engagement and accompaniment of Christians from both North and South Korea in their search for peace and reunification after more than 70 years of division.