Lee Yong-soo, a former “comfort woman” victim, met Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong on Wednesday and asked the Korean government to raise the sexual slavery issue at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to hold Japan accountable.
Resolving South Korea’s relations with Japan to strengthen the Korea-U.S. alliance is emerging as the key variable in reviving the Moon Jae-in administration’s Korean Peninsula peace process initiative, according to diplomatic sources Thursday.
Lee Yong-soo, a survivor of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, demanded Tuesday the Korean government bring the issue of forced sexual slavery by Japan to the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
Academics in Korea and abroad are refuting claims made by Harvard Law School Professor J. Mark Ramseyer in his upcoming academic paper that "comfort women" were contracted sex workers who negotiated the terms of their employment.
Cho So-hyun made her first official appearance in a Tottenham Hotspur shirt during the London side's 1-0 loss to Aston Villa on Saturday.
Seoul’s Foreign Ministry urged Tokyo to make “sincere efforts” to heal the wounds of the victims of the Japanese military’s wartime sexual slavery Saturday after Japan’s top envoy issued a statement protesting a recent Korean court decision.
Taro Kono, the Japanese minister for administrative and regulatory reform, said that in the post-coronavirus era, South Korea, Japan and the United States “need to become important partners” in areas such as security assurances.
Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Saturday urged Japan to refrain from an “excessive response” to Friday's landmark Seoul court ruling ordering Tokyo to compensate victims of the Japanese military’s wartime sexual slavery.
A Korean court on Friday made a landmark ruling that the Japanese government is responsible for paying damages to the victims of Japan's military wartime sexual slavery, rejecting the former colonial ruler’s argument of state immunity.
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