Accommodating protest

22-Jun-2020 01:31

"She might have been polite enough to invite me in," said Halbert, with chagrin.

I knew I could make something more than a polite sosh out of you.

The weekly candlelight protests were organised by Emergency Action for Park’s Resignation, a coalition of more than 1500 civic organisations.

In the past, large coalitions were often plagued by fierce infighting among competing political groups.

I don't call that polite, seeing that I have come back to live with you.

Ever since 2002, mass demonstrations in South Korea have taken the form of candlelight protest.Violent protests persisted into the 1990s, well after South Korea’s democratic transition, but the emergence of the candlelight protest offered a new platform that enabled protesters to convey their seriousness of intent through peaceful means.