From: rdo [mailto:rdo@...
Sent: Sunday, 1 September 2002 4:09 PM
Subject: Fw: Urgent request to support our friends on hunger strike
----- Original Message -----
From: "Shoji & Yuki Nakanishi" <yukin@...>
To: "RDO RDO" <rdo@...>
Sent: Monday, September 02, 2002 2:59 AM
Subject: Urgent request to support our friends on hunger strike
> Please support our friends who are on humgar strike.
> On 14 May 2002, a man on electric scooter fell from the lift at the
> station in Seoul. He is the third victim who died. According to the
> Seoul Government who runs the line, his death was due to misoperation.
> The City does not admit the responsibility for his death. The very
> simply made
> should be operated by wheelchair users by themselves without station
> -staff's assistance.
> It is Mr. Park Koung Suk and one more wheelchair person who started
> the hunger strike on 11 Aug, occupying a room of the National Human
> Rights Commission. The strike is still on because of stubborn
> attitude of the city. We are very much anxious of their health
> Mr. Park organized the Struggle for Mobility Rights soon after the
> death at the subway station in Jan. last year. He is a principal of
> the Nodul night school for illiterate disabled adults, so that many member of
> the Struggle are his students and graduates. During the strike the
> yvisited him from time to time and had one-day hunger strike one after
> Please support them to save their lives and lives of wheelchair
> friends who have to use subway everyday. Mayor of Seoul
> seoul@... Chairperson of Human Rights Commission
> ckkim22@... If you understand Korean, there is updated
> information on http://access.jinbo.net/
> Yukiko and Shoji Nakanishi