North and South Korea Exchange Artillery Fire

Kim Il Sung Square in the center of Pyongyang appears as usual on Jan. 8, 2015, believed to be the 32nd birthday of leader Kim Jong Un

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea fired tens of artillery rounds toward North Korea on Thursday after the North launched shells to protest South Korea’s anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts along the border, as tension escalated on the peninsula.

Code Pink’s DMZ Trip Criticized by Human Rights Activists


Anti-war activists from CODEPINK and feminist leaders told lawmakers and Capital Hill staffers that they “opened a new door” to peace during a May trip across the demilitarized zone in Korea, and called for an end to isolationism to unite the region. Grace Jo was in the crowd on Tuesday evening, attentive and silently disagreeing.