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“Wednesday Demonstrations” in condolence with Comfort Women continue

“Wednesday Demonstrations” in condolence with Comfort Women continue

On the 1212th anniversary of the weekly “Wednesday Demonstrations,” numbers exceeded the usual and the atmosphere was different. The weekly demonstrations became the main outlet for the victims of Japan’s war crimes to vent their anger. On January 6, 2016, dozens of protesters gathered, sitting on the ground, surrounded by police forces and journalists and […]

“Comfort women” enraged by the deal between Korea and Japan

“Comfort women” enraged by the deal between Korea and Japan

A day after the irreversible settlement of a decades-long standoff over Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan’s WWII military, there’s relief among South Korean and Japanese diplomats, fury among activists and many of the elderly victims and general public indifference in both countries. South Korean first and second vice foreign ministers Cho Tae-yul and Im […]

Korean professor to release application to raise awareness on sex slaves

Korean professor to release application to raise awareness on sex slaves

Seo Kyong Dok, South Korean professor at Sungshin’s Women University, said of his plans to release a smart phone application to raise awareness on the issue of Japanese sexual salvation during the war. In his statement to Yonhap News Agency he said that the application will include pictures, video files, as well as data on relevant […]

Lee urges prompt action from Japan on ‘comfort women’

Lee urges prompt action from Japan on ‘comfort women’

  President Lee Myung-bak renewed his appeal to Japan to resolve long-running grievances over its wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women, describing it as an urgent humanitarian matter Thursday. Lee emphasized that the comfort women issue is becoming increasingly urgent as most victims, who “have lived with painful scars in their hearts for their entire […]

Japan Owes us an Apology

Japan Owes us an Apology

A big advertisement to demand Japan’s apology for comfort women was placed in the evening of 17th inside the Anguk Subway Station, the 3rd line of Seoul, just a few steps away from the Japanese Council. Two ordinary men in their 20s made it themselves on 14th to draw attention from the public. It will […]

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