A senior judge overseeing the criminal case against Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang, the former head of the Korean Council accused of embezzling public donations meant for wartime sexual slavery victims, died suddenly on Tuesday just ahead of the first trial.
A district office in Berlin walked back its statement demanding that a civic group remove a statue symbolizing Korean victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery, saying it could remain on a public street pending a court decision.
Tokyo has informed Seoul that its new Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, will not be attending a trilateral summit hosted by Korea this year unless the Korean government moves to resolve the issue of wartime forced labor, said Japan’s Kyodo News.
Korea voiced criticism Thursday over Japan's call for the removal of a statue erected in Germany of a girl symbolizing Korean victims of wartime sexual slavery, calling it an act that goes against the spirit of its own apology.
The ruling party on Wednesday suspended the party membership of Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang, who became a proportional lawmaker based on her career of supporting survivors of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery, after she was charged with exploiting at least...
Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang of the ruling party, a renowned activist for survivors of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, was indicted on Monday for misappropriating donations intended to help the victims, commonly known as “comfort women."
Prosecutors for the first time on Thursday interrogated a lawmaker accused of misappropriating donations intended to help survivors of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, commonly known as "comfort women."
A pair of statues of a man bowing contritely before a girl symbolizing Japan’s wartime sexual slavery victims is making waves amid speculation that the kneeling figure represents Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
I was posted to Tokyo in December 2017. The Moon Jae-in administration announced its verification results of the 2015 Korea-Japan comfort women agreement. The following trials on forced labor and Japan’s export ban set a thorny...
For the first time in 28 years, activists advocating for victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery through weekly rallies near the Japanese Embassy in central Seoul have been pushed off their usual turf by a conservative group.