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Buddhist Four Rivers protest.
The Hankyoreh, Feb 24, 2010
Seoul, South Korea -- Over 1,500 Buddhists hold a ceremony to release fish into the water on the banks of the Namhan River in front of Silleuk Temple located in Yeoju County, Gyeonggi Province, Feb. 23.
<< Photo by Shin So-yeong/The Hankyoreh
The ceremony was held to protest the Four Major Rivers Restoration Project. In the area near the event, however, a number of excavators continue to dredge sand in the name of the Four Major Rivers Restoration Project.
Recently, religious groups including Buddhists, Catholics and Protestants have successively held religious services to protest the Four Major Rivers Restoration Project.