Korean shanty town
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Redevelopment plans for Seoul's shanty town

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.

  • 21 Mar 2012