The Juche Idea Study Group of England and Association for the Study of Songun Politics UK supported by the UK Korean Friendship Association held a successful meeting on the 20th of August in Central London. The meeting was to commemorate the 71st anniversary of Korea's liberation and the 56th anniversary of the start of the Songun revolutionary leadership .It was attended by member of the JISGE, ASSPUK and UK KFA. The meeting was honoured by the presence of Prof Dr Harish Gupta of the International Institute of the Juche Idea and Asian Regional Institute of the Juche Idea . General Secretary of the New Communist Party Andy Brooks also attended together with members of the New Communist Party.
Chairman Dr Dermot Hudson
opened the meeting saying the Korea's liberation and the Day of Songun
are extremely significant. Today the DPRK is aglow with independence .
Indeed ex prime minister John Major said that the DPRK is the only
country in the world with undiluted sovereignty . Korea' s independence
came about as result of Juche and is underpinned by Songun.'
Dr Hudson read out the statement of UK KFA Organisation secretary David Munoz
which stated "It is a battle that we can not stop studying or forget,
and study the importance of the Songun Idea in defense for the
liberation of the country, for independence, sovereignty and socialism
under the banner of the Juche Idea.
Today the Korean People's Army
and entire Korean people continue to accumulate victories and overcoming
obstacles as well they did on June 4th, 1937 they will be always
Alexander Meads read a keynote paper on the 71st anniversary of Korea's liberation.
Alexander explained that Korea's liberation was the precious fruit of
the 20 year long anti-Japanese armed struggle led by the great leader
President KIM IL SUNG .
Dr Dermot Hudson spoke about the Day of Songun and the 56th anniversary of the
start of the Songun revolutionary leadership saying that " is a battle
that we can not stop studying or forget, and study the importance of the
Songun Idea in defense for the liberation of the country, for
independence, sovereignty and socialism under the banner of the Juche
Today the Korean People's Army and entire Korean people
continue to accumulate victories and overcoming obstacles as well they
did on June 4th, 1937 they will be always victorious."
Prof Dr Harish Gupta of the IIJI and ARJI said that "the great leader President KIM IL SUNG
charted out the path of the Korean revolution in a meeting held in Kalun, China from June 30th to
July 2nd . He exhorted the importance of strong armed forces . He advocated the principle of
giving importance to arms in the revolutionary struggle of the masses the core of the Songun
idea . This meeting has special significance in the history of Korea because for the very first
time the idea of Songun politics was floated. Thus the Songun idea which elucidated the way for
realising the masses independence by force of arms at the centre of consideration was created as
a revolutionary theory based on Juche philosophy "
Andy Brooks general secretary of the New Communist Party said that
the Korean revolution would continue and would not be defeated by the
actions of one traitor .Andy
stressed that the DPRK as well KFA and JISGE and other friends of Korea are on the frontline and we must not forget this.
This point was reiterated by Daniel Braggins UK KFA Communications Secretary .
The article "KCNA Commentary Accuses S. Korean Regime of Orchestrating
Fresh Smear Campaign against DPRK" was read out in full . The
participants in the meeting
roundly condemn the actions of the counter-revolutionary pro-capitalist traitor. It was
also agreed to carry a resolution condemning the British government for aiding and abetting the traitor .
Dr Dermot Hudson spoke about the 47th anniversary of the Anti-Imperialist National
Democratic Front saying that " Today the AINDF is bravely fighting
against the US imperialist occupation of south Korea and neo-colonialism
and it is fighting hard for independent national reunification. It
upholds the leadership of t the dear respected Marshal KIM JONG UN ,
lodestar of national reunification in high esteem and strives to
embody Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism in its work. Guided by the great Juche
Idea the AINDF will win final victory."
Dr Hudson referred to the 9th Congress of the KIM IL SUNG Socialist Youth League
saying the KISYL is the honourable youth vanguard of the WPK and shock brigade of
A letter to dear respected Chairman KIM JONG UN was adopted .
An exhibition of books and publications on the Songun Idea and Juche Idea including
the works of the great leaders President KIM IL SUNG , Chairman KIM JONG IL and respected KIM JONG UN was held.
After the meeting the KFA Cultural and Social Evening to celebrate the
Day of Songun and Korea's liberatiwas held. There were refreshments
prepared by Dr Hudson's daughter. DPRK Music was played including
"Peace Is On Our Bayonets", "Death to the US imperialist Aggressors ",
"Korea Is One" and "Footsteps" . A raffle to raise funds for UK KFA was