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Another former sex slave dies; 46 victims remain

Another former sex slave dies; 46 victims remain

Choi Gap-sun, 96, a victim of the Japanese military’s sexual enslavement of women from Korea and other Asian nations, died on Saturday, according to a civic group. With Choi’s death, the number of Korean survivors of sexual slavery during World War II has dropped to 46. Including Choi, nine have died this year, according to […]

A Show Of Hatred Against Former President

A Show Of Hatred Against Former President

Female protestors display the colors of various flags painted on their hands during a demonstration demanding the trial of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. <AP/NEWSis> news@theasian.asia

Bloody Scene Of Violence In Egypt

Bloody Scene Of Violence In Egypt

An Egyptian medic helps a wounded man during clashes outside the Defense Ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between assailants and mostly Islamist protesters gathered outside the Defense Ministry in the Egyptian capital, leaving several people dead and many wounded, security officials said. <AP/Newsis> news@theasian.asia

Bahraini Protesters Face Riot Police

Bahraini Protesters Face Riot Police

MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahraini anti-government protesters face off against riot police in a street where protesters lit fires to ease the effects of tear gas fired by riot police Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Salmabad, Bahrain, on the outskirts of the capital of Manama. Bahraini security forces fired tear gas during clashes with protesters who […]

Students Go Wild Against Fuel Price Hike

Students Go Wild Against Fuel Price Hike

MAKASSAR, Indonesia — Student protesters burn tires during a protest against the government’s plan to raise fuel prices in Makassar, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The Indonesian government plans to raise fuel prices by about 33 percent next month to avoid a budget deficit due to expensive fuel subsidies. <Photo: AP/Newsis> news@theasian.asia

“My Body is my Authority”

“My Body is my Authority”

Activists of Women Justice Forum attend a protest accusing the State’s inability to protect the rights of women from sexual violence and discrimination in front of the Indonesian Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, on March 8, 2012, the International Women’s Day. <Photo: Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B> news@theasian.asia

Yemeni Protesters Demand Army Reform

Yemeni Protesters Demand Army Reform

Protesters participate in a demonstration demanding a reform of Yemeni Army after the inauguration of the country’s new President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in Sanaa, Yemen, on March 1, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua/Mohammed Mohammed> news@theasian.asia

“This is My Fury”

“This is My Fury”

A protestor throws a stone at the police during a protest in support of the Aysen community demands, in Santiago, capital of Chile, on Feb. 20, 2012. The protest organized by several social organizations demanded reduction of the gas cost, job equity, citizens participation, and quality health care, among other demands. <Photo: Xinhua/Jorge Villegas>   […]

“No to Slavery!”

“No to Slavery!”

A woman carries a panel reading “No to slavery” during the protest against the new labor reforms in Madrid, Spain, on Feb. 19, 2012. Around a million people this Sunday protested all over Spain against the new labor reforms, which were introduced by the Popular Party government of Mariano Rajoy on February 11th. <Photo: Xinhua/Ginnette […]

Sri Lankans Protest Against Fuel Price Increase

Sri Lankans Protest Against Fuel Price Increase

Protestors run away during a clash with police in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Feb. 15, 2012. Sri Lanka’s opposition matched to the center of Colombo protesting fuel price increases Wednesday. <Photo: Xinhua/Pushpika Karunaratne> news@theasian.asia

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