Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang allegedly embezzled money from a group supporting victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery to pay for beef ribs, massages and traffic fines, said an opposition lawmaker Tuesday.
Korea’s Foreign Ministry expressed strong regret to the Japanese government on Friday for allowing the publication of textbooks that do not acknowledge the coercive nature of Japan's wartime sexual slavery and forced labor. “It is very regrettable…
A local court has ordered the Japanese government to disclose its assets in Korea by next March to pay compensation to Korean victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, judicial sources said Thursday.
An art exhibition featuring a statue symbolizing victims of the Japanese military’s wartime sexual slavery opened Tuesday at a gallery in Nagoya, central Japan, despite a backlash by Japanese right-wing activists.
A Seoul district court recently ordered the Japanese government to disclose its assets in Korea as part of efforts to obtain reparations for a dozen victims of wartime sexual slavery.
Seoul strongly protested Tokyo’s “futile” claims over the Dokdo islets in the East Sea in its annual diplomatic foreign policy report Tuesday.
Lee Yong-soo, left, a survivor of the Japanese military’s wartime sexual slavery, speaks during a press conference demanding the so-called comfort women issue be referred to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in central Seoul Wednesday
High school freshmen textbooks authorized Tuesday by Tokyo's Education Ministry for next year will include text renewing Japan's claim over Korea's Dokdo islets in the East Sea, a move immediately protested by Seoul's Foreign Ministry.
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.
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.