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SKorean police arrest 4 people over G-20 protests

SEOUL, South Korea – Police have arrested four people who scuffled with riot police during anti-globalization rallies ahead of this week’s Group of 20 summit, a police officer said Monday. About 20,000 people rallied at a large plaza near Seoul … Continue reading

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Tens of thousands rally in S.Korea against G20 summit

SEOUL — Tens of thousands of activists protested in Seoul on Sunday against the Group of 20 summit to be held this week, with hundreds clashing with police who used pepper spray to disperse an angry crowd. Labour campaigners and … Continue reading

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G20 Activists Do Not Ensure Peaceful Demonstrations During Seoul Summit

The South Korean government is tightening security ahead of next week’s summit of the Group of 20 leading world economies. But members of South Korean civic and labor organizations say the security measures will not stop them from demonstrating against … Continue reading

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S. Korean military on highest security alert for G-20 summit

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s military went on its highest alert of security preparedness this week ahead of the G-20 summit in Seoul to counter any possible disruptions by North Korea or international terrorists, military officials said Friday. … Continue reading

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G20 South Korea clippings

Oct 25 ‘Terror-like’ G-20 protest SEOUL – SOUTH KOREAN police are on high alert for ‘terror-like’ protests being planned by a group of former navy commandos during next month’s G-20 summit in Seoul, the country’s police chief said on Monday. … Continue reading

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Security tightened at G20 summit venue

The 14-lane Yeongdong Boulevard and 12-lane Teheran-ro will be partially blocked during the G20 Seoul Summit slated for Nov. 11-12 to better protect Coex, the summit venue in southern Seoul, the Presidential Committee for G20 Seoul Summit said Friday. Public … Continue reading

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S.Korean police showcase strength before G20 summit

SEOUL — South Korean police unveiled a special security unit Monday to safeguard world leaders at November’s G20 summit, citing the threat of terrorism, North Korean disruption and massive street protests. Police have been on high alert as the country … Continue reading

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Security control tower installed for G20 Summit

Organizers of the G20 Summit scheduled for November have set up a security control center at the ASEM tower in southern Seoul Friday. Yu Jeong-kwon, head of security of the Presidential Committee for the G20 Summit, said, “Since the meeting … Continue reading

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Protests to Begin on Seoul G20 Summit`s Opening Day

SEPTEMBER 30, 2010 Progressive organizations such as the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions will stage Friday demonstrations against the G20 Seoul summit slated for November, beginning with the campaign “Day for Shared Global Responses” in central Seoul. Police will seek … Continue reading

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Toronto: Anarchists plan ‘militant’ protests at G20

It will be militant. It will be confrontational. And some things may be smashed. In a rallying call that has its made its way onto numerous anti-capitalist websites, a group of Ontario anarchists is dropping clues of its plans to … Continue reading

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