Jin-suk Kim, “Hope Bus, you moved National Assembly & Hanjin. Fantastic!” – OhmyNews

Disclaimer: The following is a totally unauthoritative personal translation of an article appeared at <OhmyNews> on October 9, 2011, covering the 5th Hope Bus event that took place during October 8 ~ 9, 2011 in Busan. This article also contains textual contents as well as images but this post shows only images. Original article (in Korean) can be located in the link at the bottom. The author of the original article and <OhmyNews> retain full rights regarding this post. As such, this post can be scrapped by their request immediately.

Jin-suk Kim, “Hope Bus, you moved National Assembly & Hanjin. Fantastic!”

They ended assembly in Busan station square, parted in the hopes of seeing again in the 6th Hope Bus.

[1st report. 11:20AM, October 8]

Tensions hang over Busan one day before ‘the 5th Hope Bus’

One day before the 5th Hope Bus, Korean Confederation of Trades Union (KCTU) Busan branch held a “evening assembly demanding withdrawal of massive layoff” on the pedestrian walk across Youngdo shipyard Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) in the evening on October 7. Police buses and forces are already mobilized in front of crane 85. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

“People hope the 5th Hope Bus can change the circumstances … get ready not to be cold”

One day before the 5th Hope Bus, KCTU Busan branch held a “evening assembly demanding withdrawal of massive layoff” on the pedestrian walk across Youngdo shipyard HHIC in the evening on October 7. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Unemployment benefits end at the end of October … unfair dismissal salvage application case ruling expected in October 17 at the Central Labor Relations Committee

One day before the 5th Hope Bus, KCTU Busan branch held a “evening assembly demanding withdrawal of massive layoff” on the pedestrian walk across Youngdo shipyard HHIC in the evening on October 7. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

[2nd report. 3PM, October 8]

60 police companies mobilized all over downtown including Busan station … stepped up the inspection

While the ‘5th Hope Buses’ started from all over Korea in support of the withdrawal of massive layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, a member of director committee KCTU Busan branch, police, disallowing Hope Bus assembly in Busan station square, set up plastic police line barricades and surveil the premise in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

While the ‘5th Hope Buses’ started from all over Korea in support of the withdrawal of massive layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, police, disallowing Hope Bus assembly in Busan station square, park police buses there in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

While the ‘5th Hope Buses’ started from all over Korea in support of the withdrawal of massive layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, countless police buses are wrapping up HHIC Youngdo shipyard, Youngdo-gu, Busan to prevent Hope Bus participants’ access to crane no 85 in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

[3rd report. 4PM, October 8]

“People’s assembly judging MB government” started … police intensify inspection at highway toll gates

While the ‘5th Hope Buses’ started from all over Korea in support of the withdrawal of massive layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, Jin-suk Kim who has been protesting  on crane no 85 HHIC Youngdo shipyard, Youngdo-gu, Busan greets her supporters below, making a heart symbol with her arms, in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

While the ‘5th Hope Buses’ started from all over Korea in support of the withdrawal of massive layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, police are mobilized around HHIC Youngdo shipyard, Youngdo-gu, Busan to prevent Hope Bus participants’ access to crane no 85 in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

While the ‘5th Hope Buses’ started from all over Korea in support of the withdrawal of massive layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, participants of “People’s assembly judging MB government” held by KCTU in Busanjin station square are waving hand-held pickets demanding resolution of HHIC’s layoff problem and abolition of irregular jobs in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

While the ‘5th Hope Buses’ started from all over Korea in support of the withdrawal of massive layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, participants of “People’s assembly judging MB government” held by KCTU in Busanjin station square are shouting slogans demanding resolution of HHIC’s layoff problem and abolition of irregular jobs in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

[4th report. 6PM, October 8]

Hope Bus event blocked in numerous places … “it should be reinstatement, not reemployment”

Conservative groups started rally in Busan station square … A Hope Bus carrying cinema professionals was blocked by police

[5th report. 8PM, October 8]

Hope Bus participants are marching along the street … a clash between police broke out once

Director Ji-young Jeong (right) and the representative of Now Film June-dong Lee (left) who had come to Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) visited Youngdo shipyard of HHIC, Youngdo-gu, Busan in the early morning on September 31. They were waving their hands to Jin-suk Kim, a member of director committee, KCTU Busan branch, who were staging a high ground protest on the top of ‘crane no 85’ while making a phone call. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Director Ji-young Jeong (right), June-dong Lee, the representative of Now Film, Chil-in Kwon, the director of movie <Singles>, Young-joo Byeon, the director of new movie <Help> who had come to Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) visited Youngdo shipyard of HHIC, Youngdo-gu, Busan in the early morning on September 31 and cheered up waving their hands to Jin-suk Kim, a member of director committee, KCTU Busan branch. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Cinema professionals including director Ji-young Jeong (right), June-dong Lee, the representative of Now Film, Chil-in Kwon, the director of movie <Singles>, Ki-hwan Yang, the director of screen quota culture solidarity, who participated in “Cinema Professionals’ Hope Bus” supporting the withdrawal of layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, a member of director committee, KCTU Busan branch, are blocked by police in front of Bongrae rotary, Youngdo-gu, Busan, on their way to HHIC to see Jin-suk Kim in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

As “Cinema Professionals’ Hope Bus” supporting the withdrawal of layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, a member of director committee, KCTU Busan branch, is blocked by police in front of Bongrae rotary, Youngdo-gu, Busan, on their way to HHIC to see Jin-suk Kim, Ki-hwan Yang, the director of screen quota culture solidarity, is protesting to police in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

“Cinema Professionals’ Hope Bus” supporting the withdrawal of layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, a member of director committee, KCTU Busan branch, is blocked by police in front of Bongrae rotary, Youngdo-gu, Busan, on their way to HHIC to see Jin-suk Kim in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Hope Bus participants and police clashed near Busan station square … some were taken away by police

Ki-wan Paik, the director of Unification Problem Institute, who participates in the 5th Hope Bus is pushing police shields and shouting “Let me through” when blocked by police while walking along the pedestrian walk across the Busan station square in the evening on October 8. (Photo by Sung-hyo Yoon)

A HHIC worker is being taken away involuntarily by police in a pedestrian walk across Busan station square while marching along the street in Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, after Hope Bus rally in the evening on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

A human rights watcher who was protesting involuntary take-away of Hope Bus participants by police and wrangling with them is also taken away involuntarily by police in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

[6th report. 9PM, October 8]
Nampo-dong, Busan, is on ‘spontaneous festival’ … about 5000 participants were holding festival

[7th report. 12:05AM, October 9]

Firing water cannons, police started suppression operation … about 20 were taken away and injuries took place

Participants of the ‘5th Hope Bus’ who finished Hope Bus rally in the pedestrian walk across Busan station square gather at BIFF square in Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, are waving hand-held pickets demanding the resolution of HHIC’s layoff problem and the abolition of irregular jobs in the evening on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Participants of the ‘5th Hope Bus’ who finished Hope Bus rally in the pedestrian walk across Busan station square gather at BIFF square in Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, are shouting slogans demanding the resolution of HHIC’s layoff problem and the abolition of irregular jobs in the evening on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

[8th report. 1:30AM, October 9]

The ‘5th Hope Bus’ could not cross Youngdo bridge … “irregular jobs will be abolished one day”

Korea National University of Arts students and citizens who participate in the ‘5th Hope Bus’ are playing musical instruments like tambourines, horns and dancing cheerfully following the rhythm in BIFF square, Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, in the early morning on October 9.

Lawyers for a democratic society, “about 61 college students, union workers are taken away by police” … including PDs of internet broadcasting system <Color TV>

Participants of the ‘5th Hope Bus’ who finished Hope Bus rally in the pedestrian walk across Busan station square gather at BIFF square in Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, are demanding the resolution of HHIC’s layoff problem, the abolition of irregular jobs, and investigation by National Assembly in the evening on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Participants of the ‘5th Hope Bus’ who finished Hope Bus rally in the pedestrian walk across Busan station square gather at BIFF square in Nampo-dong, Jung-gu, Busan, are demanding the resolution of HHIC’s layoff problem, the abolition of irregular jobs, and investigation by National Assembly in the evening on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

[9th report. 7:30AM, October 9]

Finally, 58 are taken away by police … including reporters, college students, laid-off workers

While the ‘5th Hope Buses’ started from all over Korea in support of the withdrawal of massive layoff by HHIC and Jin-suk Kim, Jin-suk Kim who has been protesting  on crane no 85 HHIC Youngdo shipyard, Youngdo-gu, Busan, waves her hand to supporters below in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

While police disallow the ‘5th Hope Bus’ rally in front of Youngdo shipyard HHIC, police are surveilling on the road of Bongrae hill controlling access by rally participants in the morning on October 9. ‘Crane no 85’ HHIC is seen behind police. (Photo by Sung0ho Yoo)

In the morning on October 9, members of “Hope Bus Busan supporters’ group” are distributing rice balls and fish cakes to ‘the 5th Hope Bus’ participants who stayed awake all night demanding the resolution of HHIC’s layoff problem. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Japanese people also participated in Gangjung village … salt flower eggs appeared

As ‘the 5th Hope Bus’ participants start to march towards HHIC to see Jin-suk Kim, a member of director committee KCTU Busan branch, in Nampo-dong subway station rotary, one of the representative entrances to Youngdo, Jung-gu, Busan, police are forcing them to disperse by firing water cannons at them in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

As ‘the 5th Hope Bus’ participants start to march towards HHIC in Nampo-dong subway station rotary, one of the representative entrances to Youngdo, Jung-gu, Busan, police are taking Hanjin workers away involuntarily while firing water cannons at them in the afternoon on October 8. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

[Final report. 12PM, October 9]
Jin-suk Kim, “Hope Bus, you moved National Assembly and Hanjin. Fantastic!”

After wrapping up the final rally ending 1N 2D schedule in Busan station square in the morning on October 9, participants of ‘the 5th Hope Bus’ are making ‘CT85’ letters in support of Jin-suk Kim, a member of director committee KCTU Busan branch, who has been protesting on high rise tower crane no 85 (CT85) of HHIC. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Hearing Jin-suk Kim’s voice from the broadcasting vehicle, a participant of ‘the 5th Hope Bus’ is shedding tears at the final rally ending 1N 2D schedule in Busan station square in the morning on October 9. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

Participants of ‘the 5th Hope Bus’ are exchanging greetings and cheering up union workers of HHIC after wrapping up 1N 2D schedule in Busan station square in the afternoon on October 9. (Photo by Sung-ho Yoo)

In the BIFF opening red carpet event that took place at Busan Cinema Center outdoor theater in October 6, Kkotbi Kim (left) the actress of independent movie <Breathless> stood at the photo wall wearing the HHIC work suit in the evening on October 6. Also, the representative of <Generation Blue Films> Gwang-soo Kim Cho (middle), director Gyoon-dong Yeo (right), and actress Kkotbi Kim unveiled a black cloth lettered with “I love CT85, GANG JUNG” at the photo wall. (Photo by OhmyNews)

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