All posts tagged "statue"

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    Majority of S. Koreans against relocating ‘comfort woman’ statue: poll

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Nearly 7 out of 10 South Koreans disapprove of relocating a statue of a girl that symbolizes Korean wartime sex slaves in exchange for the recent “comfort women” deal between South Korea and Japan,...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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    S. Korea rejects Abe’s demand to remove sex slave statue

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea on Thursday dismissed a news report saying that Japan’s premier had suggested the removal of a statue symbolizing South Korean victims of Tokyo’s sex slavery as a precondition for resolving the so-called...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • Glendale's comfort woman statue (Yonhap)
    Second anniversary of Glendale comfort women statue prompts celebration

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Celebration of the second anniversary of the installation of one of Glendale, Calif.’s most controversial statues — a memorial for comfort women in the form of a young girl seated...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • Glendale's comfort woman statue (Yonhap)
    LA Koreatown looks to install comfort women statue

    By Kim Chul-soo An effort to install a “comfort women” statue in Los Angeles’ Koreatown is underway. A fundraising campaign to erect a memorial similar to one of a young Korean comfort woman in Glendale, Calif., will...

    • Posted January 12, 2015
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  • Artist Teresa Hwang, center, explains her exhibition to visitors Saturday. (Park Heung-ryul/The Korea Times)
    Koreatown exhibit opens to support Fullerton comfort women statue

    By Peter Pak A special exhibition to help fundraise for a proposed comfort women commemoration statue in Glendale, Calif., opened in Los Angeles’ Koreatown this weekend. Titled “Peace,” the exhibition displays egg art by artist Teresa Hwang,...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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