The US has terrorized the people of the south and the north parts of Korea. That's what the USA always does. That's how it keeps things open for US businesses to rape and plunder.
Syngman Rhee South Korea:1948-1960
*His corrupt police state brutalized and terrorized its opponents to such an extent that western news correspondents were forbidden to report it
*South Korea was governed by the tyrannical and unrepresentative regime of Syngman Rhee
*Ruled until 1960 when he was deposed by Park Chung Hee
*Rhee used troops to force the legislature to provide for popular election of the president
*Rigged and manipulated the elections
*His regime was set up with the help of America and with the protection of the American army
*The USA and the UN came to defend his regime from Communist invasion of North Korea between 1950-1953.
Park Chung Hee South Korea:1960-1979
*His Korean Central Intelligence Agency was responsible for the surveillance, intimidation and purges against his political dissidents
*In 1972, he imposed martial law and introduced a new constitution which allowed him to rule indefinitely
* In the following months, numerous emergency measures restricted civil liberties and removed political opponents.
*Although the economy improved under his rule, the South Koreans hated his regime
*In 1979 demonstrations in the cities of Pusan and Masan were met with violent suppression
*He was assassinated in the same year
*Sent an army to help the USA during its invasion of Vietnam
General Chun Doo Hwan South Korea:1980-1988
*In December 1979 he ousted senior military officers, took control of the army, and subsequently thwarted efforts toward constitutional liberalization
*In May 1980 leading opposition politicians were arrested and opposition demonstrations were suppressed with great violence
*After a series of student demonstrations, Doo Hwan was forced to make democratic reforms and free elections
*Throughout the rule of pro-American South Korean dictators, there were many student demonstrations against America which supported the dictators.
*Many such demonstrations still take place after South Korea had become a democratic nation
*allowed western multi-nationals to operate in his country