News and labour updates from the Asia Pacific region.
Last week, Yang Kyung-soo, president of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) was arrested in a pre dawn raid by police. Yang has now become the thirteenth president of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions in a row to be jailed.
We interviewed Mikyung Ryu, KCTU International Affairs Director, on the reason Yang was arrested and the overall situation for the labour movement in South Korea.
Jiselle Hanna and Pier Moro