25,000 South Koreans protested against a free trade agreement with the United States in Seoul on Wednesday…
…But, for 3 Swiss tourists, it was not the best day to be mistaken for being American.
Korea Liberator reports:
A Swiss man and two friends were set upon by a mob of angry protestors who apparently mistook them for Americans on Wednesday. The group of 10, who were taking part in a Gwangwhamun rally to protest against an FTA between Korea and the U.S., approached the man and his friends shouting abuse in Korean, most of which he could not understand.
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Korea Liberator sees the North Korean propaganda machine behind the escalating Anti-Americanism.
South Korean protesters scuffle with riot police during an anti-FTA rally in Seoul. US negotiators boycotted discussions on medicines in talks with South Korea, clouding prospects for the early conclusion of a free trade deal, officials said.(AFP/Jung Yeon-Je)
Not even the mother’s of policemen are safe in the current environment!