All posts tagged "Union City"

  • A memorial is erected in Union City, New Jersey, for women forced into sexual slavery by the military of Imperial Japan during World War II. (Yonhap)
    Comfort women memorial erected near NYC

    A memorial to Korean and other Asian women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japanese troops during World War II was erected in a county in Union City, N.J., on Monday. Two Korean former comfort women...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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  • A memorial commemorating victims of sexual slavery by Japanese soldiers in World War II is under construction in Union City, New Jersey.
    Japan objects to Union City’s plan for comfort women memorial

    The Japanese government sent a request note of cancellation to Union City in New Jersey regarding a comfort women memorial that is due to be revealed Aug. 4 in Liberty Plaza. The note was sent to Union...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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  • New comfort women memorial to be installed in Union City

    A new memorial commemorating the comfort women victimized during World War II will be installed inside Liberty Plaza in Union City, New Jersey. Lee Ok-soon and Kang Il-chool, two comfort women from Korea, will attend the unveiling...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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