[BREAKING NEWS | CALL TO ACTION] Member of Peace Delegation Denied Entry to South Korea | Lift Ban on Korean American Peace Activist

A member of the Task Force to Stop THAAD in Korea's (STIK) peace delegation to South Korea has been blocked from boarding the plane headed to South Korea. STIK is calling for a rapid response by way of sending an email to current President Moon Jae-in to demand the ban on Korean American peace activist Juyeon Rhee be lifted immediately.

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[Official Statement] Solidarity Peace Delegation to South Korea

The Stop THAAD in Korea and Militarism in Asia and the Pacific (STIK) and the Channing and Popai Liem Education Foundation are sponsoring a solidarity peace delegation to South Korea, July 23-28. Our aim is to strengthen U.S. solidarity with Koreans opposed to THAAD who are also waging the fight against all aspects of U.S./ROK militarism in Korea. 87 organizations and 272 individuals from around the world are endorsing the peace delegation.

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[Video] Former Secretary of Defense Says THAAD Doesn’t Work

Former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry says that THAAD won’t protect the people of South Korea, it is ineffective and it shouldn’t be deployed if the people don’t want it. Perry said this at a conference in Washington D.C., “Off Ramps to War: Paths to Building Peace with North Korea” organized by the Korea Peace Network.

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[Video Presentation] The Story of the Struggle to Stop THAAD

The Task Force to Stop THAAD in Korea and Militarism in Asia and the Pacific organized a national speaking tour that lasted from April 4 to 17. The tour focused on the South Korean people’s fight against the deployment of the U.S. THAAD anti-missile system. The speaking tour featured Reverend Sounghey Kim, Co-chair of the Seongju Struggle Committee to Stop THAAD Deployment in South Korea. Her presentation given at Huntsville, Al was recorded on video.

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Endorse Our Statement!

In addition to the five member organizations of the Task Force to Stop THAAD in Korea and Militarism in Asia and the Pacific, 79 organizations and 70 individuals have signed their names in endorsement of the "No U.S. Missile Defense in Korea" statement.

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[AUDIO] South Korean Women Farmers on the Front Line against U.S. Missile Defense

What is at stake for women farmers in Seongju and Gimcheon, who say they don’t want the THAAD base in their town and are on the front lines of the fight against U.S. missile defense?

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Letter of Support from Dennis Kucinich

Former U.S. Congressman and Democratic candidate for President Dennis Kucinich wrote a message of solidarity to the Korean people in the struggle to oppose the THAAD missile "defense" system. He expresses his concerns about the technology of the THAAD system as well as increased tensions its deployment could bring to the Korean Peninsula. He also urges increased efforts for peace.

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[Press Release] U.S. Peace Groups and Korean Americans Oppose U.S. Missile Defense in Korea

Peace groups and Korean Americans in the United States held candlelight vigils in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Berkeley this week to oppose the U.S. government’s decision to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in South Korea.

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THAAD Comes to Korea, But At What Cost?

The recent announcement that South Korea had agreed to deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system on its territory marks an important advance in the Obama Administration’s militarized Asia pivot.

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“Seongju is Korea and Korea is Seongju”

On August 15 in Seongju, 908 people sat in rows of chairs and waited for their heads to be shaved as an act of protest against the U.S.-South Korean decision to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system in their hometown.

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The Struggle Against THAAD Deployment

Two groups, the U.S.-based Veterans for Peace and the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea, recently sent a peace delegation to Korea in solidarity with the anti-THAAD movement in South Korea. Two of the delegates were blocked from entering.

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If you are in support of the Stop THAAD in Korea and Militarism in Asia and the Pacific Task Force, please endorse our statement.