The ITUC has learnt that police in Korea are targeting hundreds of trade unionists in advance of a planned December 5 rally of unions and other civil society organisations, stepping up repression of those opposed to the business-friendly policies of President Park Geun-hye. A total of 411 people have been identified from photographs taken at public rallies and are facing summons and arrest. President Park, daughter of former military dictator Park Chung-hee, is facing intense criticism at (…)

Source: Korea: Authorities Targeting Hundreds of Trade Unionists – International Trade Union Confederation