South Korean trade union leader arrested

Saturday, 11 September 2021 - 9:00am to 9:30am

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.

It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia

Saturday 9:00am to 9:30am
Stories and issues from the Asia Pacific region with a labour and grassroots perspective. Regular interviews with activists from countries in the Asia Pacific region. Produced by Australia-Asia Worker Links.


Jiselle Hanna and Pier Moro