Uprising in South Korea
South Korean military put down a popular uprising in the city of Gwangju in May 1980.
In May 1980 the South Korean military put down a popular uprising in the city of Gwangju. Armed students had taken over large parts of the city and were demanding an end to military rule. Witness speaks to two people who were in Gwangju during the violence.
(Photo: Soldier wields a baton while stopping a student. Credit: AP)
- Tue 20 May 2014 07:50GMT