21 Apr '11, 7am

일본 교과서 수정 항의하던 1인 시위자가 손가락을 잘랐다? 이거 국내언론에 나왔나요?

일본 교과서 수정 항의하던 1인 시위자가 손가락을 잘랐다? 이거 국내언론에 나왔나요?

South Korea is protesting Japan's renewed claims to a cluster of tiny islets at the center of a long-running territorial dispute between the rivals. -- PHOTO: AP SEOUL - A SOUTH Korean almost severed his own finger on Thursday in a solo protest against Japan's renewed claims to disputed islets, police said. The 47-year-old identified only by his surname Choi shouted 'Japanese ambassador apologise!' outside the Japanese embassy, with his left little finger almost severed, an officer told AFP. He threatened to commit suicide and pointed a knife at his jugular. Police took him to a nearby hospital. The protester scattered leaflets denouncing Japan's textbooks and its claim to the rocky islets in the Sea of Japan (East Sea), known as Dokdo in South Korea and Takeshima in Japan. South Korea has been trying to strengthen its control over Dokdo after Japan last month authorised a...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

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