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New Records Corroborate Japan’s Front-Line Brothel Operations During WWII

New Records Corroborate Japan’s Front-Line Brothel Operations During WWII

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s state history institute on Friday released new documents substantiating the Japanese military’s involvement in operating front-line brothels during World War II. The National Institute of Korean History (NIKH) made public interrogation reports written by the Allied Forces’ Translator and Interpreter Section, a unit founded in September 1942, [...]

Latest Comfort Women Statue in U.S. to Go Forward Despite Japanese Opposition

Latest Comfort Women Statue in U.S. to Go Forward Despite Japanese Opposition

GEORGIA, AMERICA Jun. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite strong Japanese opposition, with one senior Atlanta-based Japanese diplomat implying the victims of Japan’s wartime sex slavery were ‘paid prostitutes’, the latest statue in memory of the so-called comfort women is set to be unveiled Friday in the city of Brookhaven, Georgia. It’s the third statue to [...]

South Korea Condemns Japanese Diplomat’s Disparaging Remarks on ‘Comfort Women’

South Korea Condemns Japanese Diplomat’s Disparaging Remarks on ‘Comfort Women’

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea Tuesday denounced the Japanese consul general based in Atlanta, the United States, for his recent remarks disparaging Korean women who were forced into sexual service for front-line Japanese soldiers during World War II. In a recent media interview, Takashi Shinozuka, the consul general of Japan in Atlanta, [...]