Stop the U.S. THAAD Deployment in South Korea National Speaking Tour

The tour will feature a speaker from Seongju, South Korea -- Reverend Sunghye Kim, Won Buddhist Priest. Reverend Kim will visit cities including Berkeley/Oakland (CA), Los Angeles (CA), Huntsville (AL), Boston (MA), Philadelphia (PA), Rutgers (NJ), New York (NY), Washington DC, and Fairfax (VA).

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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.