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Wednesday, March 01, 2006

87th Anniversary of Samil Undong (March 1st Independence Movement)

Koreans celebrate the 87th anniversary of the uprising against the brutalities of Japan's colonial leadership.

On March 1, 1919, some 2 million Koreans participated in hundreds of independence demonstrations and more than 7,000 were killed by Japanese occupation forces.

True heroes that should never be forgotten.

Read here to learn more about the Samil movement.