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26 Oct 2011 15:13 GMT
Flags reading (***)No to the naval base(***) fly all over the coastal village of Gangjeong on Jeju Island [Ana de Sousa]
In early September, the navy erected a high metal fence around the construction site [Ana de Sousa]
Rising before dawn, activists Dora and Song Kang Ho prepare to leave the house to confront the authorities [Ana de Sousa]
Song swims towards the construction site, surrounded by police and navy surveillance [Ana de Sousa]
Every morning Dora tries to guide Song safely back to shore [Ana de Sousa]
Still praying in the water, Song is pulled back to the shore by a police officer [Ana de Sousa]
A boy from the village waits for the candlelight vigil to begin [Ana de Sousa]
At night, Gangjeong villagers gather in the square for the candlelight vigil [Ana de Sousa]
Dora prays at the construction site [Ana de Sousa]
From their camp, activists survey the construction over the fence [Ana de Sousa]
Song(***)s campaign against the naval airbase has led to him being fined multiple times for trespassing [Ana de Sousa]
After dark, villagers and activists converge in the town hall to plan their next move [Ana de Sousa]
Father Moon, also an activist, prepares to carve a message against the Gangjeong naval base into a traditional wooden plate [Ana de Sousa]
Activist Sung-Hee Choi stands her ground at the gates to the naval base [Ana de Sousa]
Barbed wire marks the navy(***)s territory on the coastal rock known to the villagers as Gureombi [Ana de Sousa]
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