Justice sides with our anti-nuke activists in South Korea

South Korea's judicial system has upheld the people's right to peaceful protest. It ruled that the four Greenpeace activists who demonstrated on Busan's Gwangan bridge to raise awareness about South Korea's inadequate nuclear emergency plans were justified to perform such action due to real threats by nuclear energy on the citizens of Busan. Government prosecutors had charged Jun Kwon Song (South Korea), Van Pham (USA), Adhonal Canarisla (Indonesia) and Chun-Ta Lee (Taiwan) with trespassing, illegal assembly and disruption of business and were seeking up to 10 months of jail terms against the activists. The court ordered the activists to pay fines, but ruled against the prosecutor's motion for jail terms.

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