Korean shanty town
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Redevelopment plans for Seoul's shanty town

21 March 2012 Last updated at 05:26 GMT

As cities around the world grapple with growing inequality and the social tensions it causes, South Korea is faced with one particularly glaring example, a shanty town right beside one of Seoul's most expensive areas.

The BBC's Lucy Williamson reports on plans to develop the shanty town.

Seoul authorities insist their plans will include the area's current residents.