2020-08-14: On Saturday (15 August), several demonstrations in Seoul on the occasion of the National Liberation Day of Korea may result in restrictions. The protests have been banned by the authorities for reasons of hygiene, but several organizers announced that they would disregard this ban. Approximately 22,000 participants are expected to attend.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers should generally avoid demonstrations and follow instructions from security forces.
The Korea Times