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Sun, 31 Jan 2010 12:35:29 +0900
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Update from Jp: Japanese colleagues from the ComRights network have drafted
a document in Korean and plan to hand it to the Korean embassy in Tokyo

On 10-01-28 6:37 AM, "Martha Wallner" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The petition serves as a quick way of gathering names and statements of
> supporters - the software application allows the petition circulators to print
> out in report form the information - at yesterdays press conference in Korea
> MediAct was able to refer to international support as documented in the
> petition and use the info for the press.
> Also, one of MediAct's responsibilities is to build relationships and good
> will with 
> the international community so folks vouching for MediAct from across the
> world 
> provides documentation that they do indeed do this - lending weight to the
> argument that KOFIC is acting against the interests of Korea in dismantling
> MediAct. 
> ~ Martha Wallner 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: For communication among alternative media producers, academics, artists,
> and activists. [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Prof. Becky Lentz
> Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 4:41 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: support MediAct against government repression in South Korea
> Yes, thanks as well. I signed the petition yesterday, but I'm curious how
> effective online petitions like this are. Is there any way to follow what
> happens with it (next)? Are there other actions available? How does one
> intervene in policy in S.Korea from such a distance, i.e., from Canada?