66-year-old Hong Gu-hyeon lives in a room smaller than two square meters in Seoul. He paints mountains and oceans and dreams of creating an artwork big enough to cover the wall of a building.
Anti-spycam protesters have made history in South Korea: Their rallies, including the fourth one today, were some of the largest women's rallies ever. Yet the organizers still remain largely in the shadows, nameless and faceless. We spoke to some of them in early July.
Despite the 33-degree celsius weather, boisterous counter-protests by Evangelical Christians and a petition to the government with nearly 220,000 signatures against the event, South Korea's persecuted LGBT community came together today in downtown Seoul to celebrate diversity.
North Korea is a hard country to report on for journalists from any country. But even in South Korea, right next to the North, the problem of misreporting is dire, for reasons that go beyond lack of sources.