UK KOREAN FRIENDSHIP ASSOCIATION
London 10th of August 2015
The UK Korea Friendship Association
issued the following statement today on the deeply significant occasion of the70th anniversary of the
liberation of Korea from Japanese imperialism Korea was liberated from
the iron chains of Japanese imperialism
thanks to the struggle carried out by the heroic guerrilla fighters of the Anti-Japanese
People's Guerrilla Army led and commanded by the great leader President
Kim Il Sung. Korea's liberation was not the gift of an outside force but achieved by its own efforts.
Imperialist Japan, an ally of Nazi Germany and
fascist Italy, had annexed Korea in 1910 . They had severely repressed
the Korean people even forbidding the use of the Korean language in
Korea as well as plundering Korea of valuable resources. The Japanese
imperialists committed unspeakable atrocities such as forcing Korean
women into sexual slavery and killing many Korean people.
The 20 year long anti-Japanese armed struggle led by
the great leader general Kim Il Sung was a thunderbolt of independence
that shattered forever the oppression of Japanese imperialist colonial
rule over Korea. Korea became a nation once again instead of being part of the
"Greater East Asia Prosperity Sphere" of the deranged fascist Samurai's. It was on the 9th of August 1945, that the great leader comrade Kim Il Sung gave the order
for the units of the Korean People's Revolutionary Army to start the
final operation for the liberation of Korea.
With the achievement of independence on August 15th 1945 the Korean
people gained a new life of independence and creativity becoming masters
of their own fate. A new era of national resurrection under the banner
of the Juche idea and self-reliance . The 70 years of independence have seen many great achievements.
Today under the leadership of respected Marshal Kim Jong Un
and the Workers' Party of Korea the DPRK is further consolidating its
independence , emerging as the most independent country in the world that towers high in east Asia.
UK KFA congratulates the Korean people on the 70th anniversary of their liberation from Japanese colonial rule . We wish them well in the struggle to achieve independent reunification under the leadership of dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un