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Descendants of Freedom Fighters Walk “Path of Humiliation” on Tragic Anniversary

Descendants of Freedom Fighters Walk “Path of Humiliation” on Tragic Anniversary

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — More than a hundred years ago on August 22, 1910 at a location on Seoul’s Namsan, Yi Wan-yong signed the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, also known as the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, on behalf of the Korean Prime Minister, alongside Japan’s Terauchi Masatake at the home of the Resident (Japanese) [...]

Sculptor Couple to Erect Statue of Wartime Korean Laborer in Japan

Sculptor Couple to Erect Statue of Wartime Korean Laborer in Japan

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – A South Korean sculptor couple, who created the symbolic statue of Japanese wartime sexual enslavement victims, said on Sunday that their next project is a statue representing Korean laborers who were forced to work for Japan under its 1910-45 colonial rule. Kim Seo-kyung and her husband Kim Woon-sung said [...]