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South Korean Net Users’ Donation to Villagers Fighting Against Power Line

Categories: East Asia, South Korea, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Environment, Protest, War & Conflict

Clashes continue to intensify in small South Korean village Miryang as senior villagers resist the government's decision to impose electrical power lines [1] across their land, saying they will fight to the death [2] for their land and living rights. An environmental group started a grassroot campaign in Daum Agora site [3] [ko] of gathering small donations from individuals to provide solar panels for the villagers. Over 1400 net users have participated so far.