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- US and southern Korea accused of war atrocities:
Inquiry uncovers secret of series of attacks by the South on the
- By John Gittings in Hong Kong and Martin Kettle in
Washington, in The Guardian (UK),
18 January 2000. The North's invasion of the South in June
1950 must be seen in the context of a steady build-up of
hostilities from both sides.
- Korea Marks 50-Year Fight For Sovereignty:
SWP Leader Condemns U.S. Imperialism's Role In Partition Of
- By Steve Clark, The Militant,
18 September 1995. Celebrations of the founding of the
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on September
9, 1948, are taking on added significance in Korea this
year, which marks the 50th anniversary of the liberation
of that country in 1945 from decades of brutal and
degrading Japanese colonial rule.
- Korea, US Show Wide Gap in Assessment of
- By Son Key-young Staff Reporter, The
Korea Times, 6 December 2000. What caused the
killing of Korean refugees by U.S. troops during the
Korean; compensation issue. Hundreds of Korean civilians
dead at a hamlet of Nogun-ri on July 20, 1950.
- Korean massacre survivors denounce US
- The Straits Times, 13 January
2001. Americans need to be frank about past wrong doings,
say survivors of the killing of refugees by US soldiers at
No Gun Ri during the Korean War.
- Protests, commemorations mark 50th
anniversary of Korean invasion
- CNN, 25 June 2000. While protesters in South Korea
called for removal of lingering U.S. troops, U.S. leaders
joined Sunday with Korean War veterans in Washington to
mark the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the
conflict in 1950.