Sighting. Actions uphold the people’s demand for peaceful means to resolve tensions in Korea

On January 15 and 16, various actions were held in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal and Seoul, Korea and elsewhere to coincide with the meeting of foreign ministers of the aggressor nations in the Korean War. They reiterated the people’s demand for peaceful means to resolve the tensions in Korea, that put the Korean people from north and south at the forefront of this work.

January 15

A candlelight vigil is held in advance of the “Vancouver Group” meeting on Korea.

Women peacemakers and others meet with Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland at a “civil society roundtable.”

January 16

Activists hold an early morning “Witness for Peace” event outside the foreign ministers’ meeting to underscore that peaceful means must be used to resolve the situation on the Korean Peninsula.

An anti-war picket is held outside the convention centre later in the day.

Women peacemakers hold an afternoon forum to elaborate their call for peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Mobilization Against War and Occupation holds a public meeting featuring Michel Chossudovsky of Global Research.

Information pickets and petition signings are held in Toronto (shown here), Montreal and Edmonton, to ensure Canadians are informed about events on the Korean Peninsula and Canada’s dangerous role.

Picket at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul opposes the aggressive and hostile policy toward the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

(Photos: TML, MAWO, CPC, ILPS, SPARK, Nobel Women’s Initiative, Global Affairs Canada, C. Ahn, L. Bernstein, A. Nader)

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