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STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE 101ST ANNIVERSARY OF KOREA'S INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT

STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE 101ST ANNIVERSARY OF KOREA’S INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT

“On March 1st, 1919, the following statement was read aloud on the streets of Korea, which was then under colonial rule of Imperial Japan:

We herewith proclaim the independence of Korea and the liberty of the Korean people. We tell it to the world in witness of the equality of all nations and we pass it on to our posterity as their inherent right.

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