Shoe-Throwing in Seoul


“If the shoe hits…”

A prospective free trade pact with the U.S. drew the wrath of tens of thousands of farmers and other workers in Seoul.

The photo shows a protester targeting riot police in Seoul on November 11, 2007.  During the rally of 20,000-50,000 people, police arrested 100 saying that more than 10 officers were hurt.   

(Reported in the Toronto Star, November 12, 2007)


See also:

“U.S.-Korea free trade pact takes effect amid controversy” By Doug Palmer


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