At the foot of the Samsung towers, a shamanic ceremony is held in the memory of Hwang Min-woong, who died in 2005 from a leukaemia. He was an engineer in a Samsung semi-conductor plant. Since then she fights for the rights of the sick workers alongside a group of activists gathered in the SHARPS organization (Supporters for the Health And Rights of People in the Semiconductor industry). SHARPS reports in total 160 victims – among them 60 deaths – linked to Samsung. Seoul, July 2014.

Posted by Thaddeus Pope

Thaddeus Pope is the Director of Visual Communications for The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) and the Creative Director of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.