On their knees

August 23, 1996

(Photograph) - On their knees: police order students demanding reunification of North and South Korea to kneel in submission after a nine-day confrontation ended violently when police stormed the graduate school of education at Seoul's Yonsei University. After fighting back for an hour with firebombs and steel pipes the students surrendered and were detained. More than 5,000 have been arrested.

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