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Which K-Pop fandoms participated in the anti-President Park protests?

By alice101   Thursday, December 8, 2016   50,671   366   95



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It has been six weeks since Korean citizens began to gather on weekends to protest against President Park Geun Hye's corruption scandal and to demand that she step down. 

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Just last week's protest gathered more than 2 million people in Seoul

One of the distinguishing characteristics of these weekly protests is that almost all participants hold a candle, making a beautiful ocean of light. 

Because the protests usually last through the night, many citizens started to use LED candles, like the ones below: 

Some people got even more creative than that, bringing anything and everything that can add light to the sea of protestors: 

Yes, one person brought Pikachu

Some K-Pop fans who participated in these protests started to use their fan light sticks as an alternative, which actually totally makes sense since they are specifically built to emit light and can be held in hand easily. 

So these lights that usually light concerts.... 

...started showing up at protests... 

There was no rivalry or hard feelings among fans since they were all fighting for the same cause: to make a better Korea. 

One fan held a banner that read, "Make this society better so I can go back to stanning my idol." 

One fan stick that was particularly effective and bright were the SHINee sticks. They are seriously so bright: 

They're so bright that it could be seen from a long distance on TV broadcasts...

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xoexobts Friday, December 16, 2016

but seriously, can we thank the president for being such a bad person so that us fans could unite as one without fanwars involved??? im sorry, im out

Carmelia_Jayne Saturday, December 10, 2016

Fandom Unite!!!!!

vlo Saturday, December 10, 2016

So cute~ Jaejoong Green Octopus Light Stick Inspired by Jaejoong autograph.

Sophia_Sone4ever Friday, December 9, 2016

I m happy to see fandoms united like this 😭😭😭

meeshx2 Friday, December 9, 2016

Im just jelly that starlights got the new lightsticks already lol!!!!!!!! GO STARLIGHTS and all Fandoms <3 !!!!!!

Julian5 Friday, December 9, 2016

Omoo I see JAEJOONG green squid light stick inspired from his signature autograph <3

Julian5 Friday, December 9, 2016

& TVXQ red lightstick ^^

Starlightwarrior Friday, December 9, 2016

I wonder if the last picture is B.A.P's or SHINee's lightstick.

TwiceLover29 Friday, December 9, 2016

"Make this society better so that i can go back to stanning my idols" AMEN to that! we all want PEACE *hold up Twice candybong :3

IDontKnowYo Friday, December 9, 2016

*dabs* hell yea shawol shabats are great just like our boys. I'm glad the bright colour can unite us all.

krell Friday, December 9, 2016

PARK GUEN HYE is now IMPEACHED ; it was just voted by the S.K National Assembly. But NOW, a S.K PANEL of JUDGES must *agree* that the IMPEACHMENT is a LEGALLY VALID one. By a VOTE of 6 to 3 to impreach ; so 9 Judges are members of this 'supreme' PANEL.

krell Friday, December 9, 2016

(Joking) WONDER *if* an S.K JUDGE would *SELL* their VOTE for ENOUGH MONEY? ... ($$$$$$$$$) ... NAH !!! ... ;-)

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