May 30, 2008

US beef import ban is lifted, but protests continue

Followup to KR posting, Protests on US Beef Imports Widens in South Korea

"South Korea's political opposition asked the Constitutional Court on Friday to block U.S. beef from entering the country after the government announced it would resume imports within days under an accord with Washington."

"US beef imports set to resume in SKorea but finding it in stores may prove difficult"

Even those attending a hip-hop breaking competition in Seoul noticed the street protests:
In Korea, Breaking & Beef, Hip-Hop & Free Trade

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