A protest against Yemeni refugees

reveals how  S o u t h  K o r e a  has been ‚educated to think about foreigners‘

Global Security/ PRI’s The World /July 05, 2018 · 11:00 AM EDT
By Matthew Bell

„Hundreds of Yemenis fleeing the war and humanitarian crisis back home have made their way to an unlikely destination in northeast Asia. The popular tourist destination of Jeju Island sits off the southern coast of South Korea. It’s more than 5,000 miles from the Arabian peninsula, but a combination of factors have led these war refugees to seek safety there. Se-woong Koo has been following the story from the South Korean capital, Seoul. He is the publisher of Korea Exposé, an online magazine that has reported on the situation in Jeju. The World talked with Se-woong about the refugees from Yemen and how they’re being viewed by South Koreans and their government.“ (…)