All posts tagged "comfort women"

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    President Park calls for quick resolution of sex slavery issue

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye instructed officials Tuesday to quickly resolve the issue of former South Korean sex slaves for Japan’s World War II soldiers. Park made the comment at a regular Cabinet meeting. Over a...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Kim Jong-un and his administration deny accusations of human rights violations from the United Nations. (Yonhap/KCNA)
    N. Korea calls on Japan to resolve sex slave issue

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea urged Japan on Friday to recognize its state responsibility for Tokyo’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II, claiming that there are victims in the North as well. Pyongyang’s call...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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    Korean-Chinese coalition plans SF comfort women memorial

    By The Korea Times San Francisco staff It’s been a month after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution for the installation of a comfort women memorial in the city. A new organization comprised...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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    Comfort women film ‘The Last Tear’ accepted to 21 festivals, 4 award nominations

    By Brian Han When Christopher H.K. Lee funded most of his latest documentary “The Last Tear” out of his own pocket, he assumed he wouldn’t make his money back. Instead his motivation came from sharing the stories...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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    Park, Abe break impasse in bilateral ties: experts

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Experts on South Korea-Japan ties welcomed the results of Monday’s summit between President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, saying the meeting paved the way for better bilateral relations even without producing...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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  • tudents at Yonhi Middle School in Seoul learn about sexual slavery during World War II with study material produced by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Tuesday. The ministry put out the material to raise awareness of the issue among students. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean students learn about comfort women with new textbooks

    By Kim Se-jeong Thirty-two students at Yonhi Middle School in Seoul had a special history class on sexual slavery during World War II, using special textbooks, Tuesday. The workbooks, along with a three-minute video, were released as...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Lee Sang-deok, director-general of the Northeast Asian affairs bureau at South Korea`s foreign ministry, answers reporters` questions at Japan`s foreign ministry in Tokyo on Sept. 18, 2015, after holding talks with Junichi Ihara, director-general of Asian and Oceanian Affairs bureau at the foreign ministry, over Tokyo`s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II. (Yonhap)
    No progress in talks to resolve sex slave issue: official

    TOKYO (Yonhap) — Talks to resolve a pending dispute over Japan’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II ended with no progress Friday, South Korea’s chief delegate to the negotiations said. The two countries held...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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