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Candlelight rally held in Seoul to protest Japan’s whitelist decision Updated: 2019-08-04 13:26:35 KST

Thousands of Koreans took to the streets on Saturday evening, in a large candlight rally against Japan's trade restrictions.
More than 15-thousand people from 6-hundred-and-80 civic groups gathered in front of the Japanese embassy.
They called Japan's removal of Korea from its whitelist a form of "economic invasion."
Among other demands, they said South Korea should not renew its deal with Japan on sharing military intelligence.
They plan to hold a candellight rally every Saturday.
More than 10-thousand people are also expected to rally on August 15th which marks Korea's Liberation Day when the country regained its sovereignty in 1945, after decades of Japan's oppressive colonial rule.
KOGL : Korea Open Government License
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