The UK Korean Friendship Association together with, the Association for the Study of Songun Politics UK and Juche Idea Study Group of England picketed the US imperialist embassy on the 24th of June from 1500 hour to 1700 hours . The picket was attended by members of the UK KFA , JISGE, ASSPUK, the New Communist Party including general secretary Andy Brooks and members of the Central Committee of the party and members of the public . The picket was held despite tense situation in London caused by terrorist attacks and also attacks in the capitalist media against UK KFA . The picket was photographed by a number of press photographers , some of whom did not identify themselves.
A message of support from KFA Spain was read out "Dear comrades and friends:
From the Spanish branch of the KFA we would like to send you our support and wish of success on your demonstration against the US imperialists' continuous acts of agression and provocations towards the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. On the Month of Solidarity with the Korean People, we, progessive workers of the world, must be more than ever with our brothers in the struggle, for the DPRK is now the bulwark and vanguard that defends us from capitalist barbarism, forward to Socialism and Juche Revolution!
Long live the DPRK! Long live the KFA!"
Dr Dermot Hudson , chairman of UK KFA and the British Solidarity Committee and also President of the Association for the Study of Songun Politics UK opened the picket saying the picket was to mark the 67th anniversary of the provocation of the Korean war and the beginning of the Month of Solidarity with the Korean people. Dr Hudson pointed out that it the US imperialists provoked the Korean War against the young Democratic People's Republic of Korea and massacred millions of Korean people.They used germ and chemical weapons. Terrible massacres were carried out at Sinchon Ri.
Dr Hudson said that US troops continue to occupy south Korea , exploiting and oppressing the Korean people. Trump is threatening the DPRK with nuclear annihilation and has sent nuclear bombers to Korea . The US have increased sanctions against the DPRK.
Dr Hudson also mentioned the struggle of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic front of south Korea and south Korean patriots for an end to US imperialist colonial rule .
Dr Hudson called for the full and total withdrawal of US troops from the south Korea and for an end to the hostile anti-DPRK of the US . The US must conclude a peace treaty .
Picketers chanted as follows
'US OF KOREA !'
'YANKEE GO HOME !'
'KOREA IS ONE !'
NO TO SANCTIONS , NO TO WAR !'
'DEFEND PEOPLE'S KOREA !'
' VICTORY TO THE AINDF !'
'VICTORY TO THE KOREAN PEOPLE'S ARMY !'
Placards were reading'US out of Korea !' , 'Yankee Go Home ' , 'No to war' were held up. The UK KFA banner and DPRK Flag were held up .
Leaflets were given out and discussions held with passers by