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80,000 S.Korean Workers Protest For Job Security by Channelling ‘Squid Games’

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(source: CBS News)

Thousands of union workers in Seoul organized a protest to demand better working conditions from the government on Wednesday (21 Oct). However, what caught the eye was a large group of people donning costumes seen in Netflix’s hit-series Squid Game as part of the protests.

The Korea Bureau Chief for Channel News Asia tweeted that some union workers said, like the characters in the popular Korean survival drama, “they too are struggling to make a living”.

According to Insider, about 80,000 members of the South Korean Confederation of Trade Unions in 13 different cities in South Korea went on strike, calling on the nation’s government to impose better working conditions for irregular workers and a minimum wage hike.

In Seoul alone, 27,000 people gathered to protest, prompting local authorities to deploy about 12,000 officers to set up “bus walls” and fences for crowd control, namely in Gwanghwamun Plaza, where most of…

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