Women Activists for Peace Cross Korean DMZ

May 24, 2015 11:48 AM

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Women Activists for Peace Cross Korean DMZ

Crossing the Korean peninsula’s demilitarized zone is normally strictly forbidden for all travelers. However, the governments of North and South Korea gave an international delegation of women peace activists permission to pass through the heavily fortified boarder Sunday. But some critics say their symbolic crossing only benefits Pyongyang.

After crossing the DMZ from North Korea by bus, the group of about 30 women from 15 countries arrived at a South Korean transit office.

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