the 40th anniversary of the May 18 Gwangju Democratic Uprising

Feature18.05.2020
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This year, we are commemorating the 40th anniversary of the May 18 Gwangju Democratic Uprising, which was a landmark event in the struggle against militarism and authoritarianism. It was a milestone that showed the will of the citizens to fight for democracy, both internal and external, and significantly weakened the military dictatorship. The movement is a critical incident for the development of democracy in Korea symbolizing Koreans’ aspirations for freedom.