In Seoul, Korea, 70,000 people march in anti-government rally

About 70,000 people marched on Saturday in Seoul, Korea, in an anti-government rally. In clashes with protesters, police fired water cannon and tear gas.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should be aware of the political tensions in Korea about conservative labour reform and state-issued history books.

To minimize safety risk, always avoid large public gathering and demonstrations. Even peaceful rallies can escalate and turn violent unexpectedly.

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