Friday, September 8, 2006

EU Resolution on North Korean Refugees in Thailand

A total of 45 North Korean refugees climb a metal ladder outside the wall of the Canadian Embassy in Chaoyang, Beijing, China on Wednesday. Some of them are disguised as construction laborers. (photo and caption taken from the Digital Choson Ilbo.)

It looks like I'm not the only person whose feathers got ruffled by the report that Thailand arrested, fined and jailed North Koreans who were found in Bangkok.

In European Parliament Passes Resolution on N. Korean Refugees in Thailand the Korea Liberator reports that the EU has taken some action.

I went to the EU Parliment's website, and I'm not entirely sure what action was taken. If someone wants to go, read up on it and sort it out for me, here is the link: European Parliment - Agenda - latest version Thursday 7 September 2006 Strasbourg. (I already have tons of reading for school, so I just don't have time to sort through it all). Also, the full text is on the Korea Liberator site.

The hope is that one day the South Korean government will be spurred into taking a strong stand on the refugee issue.

Time will tell...

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  1. There are always openings for a great bartender in Luxembourg.

  2. So are you saying that people are rushing to fill positions in international politics? Well, I did get compliments for knowing how to mix a top-notch martini (a lot of it has to do with the ice).

    Unfortunately, most of the people I meet show little or no interest in anything that doesn't directly concern them or random celebrities. ;-) Good for me, as that means someone will offer me a job other than bartending.

  3. Suggestion -
    1. download ITunes
    2. click Radio
    3. go down the list and at TALK move the arrow down
    4. click AIR AMERICA (no. 6)its an eye opener.

  4. I got iTunes already, who doesn't?

    Realize I checked Air America out when it first started broadcasting awhile back.


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