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.
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.
The local council of a Berlin district has adopted a resolution seeking to permanently install a bronze statue of a girl symbolizing the victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery — a rejection of Tokyo's repeated attempts to get it removed.
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 website of the Korean Council for Justice and Remembrance for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan has a section devoted to 10 victims. Kim Hak-soon, born in 1924 and the first to speak up about her experiences in Japanese...
A civic group supporting victims of Japanese wartime sexual slavery reportedly purchased a house in Anseong, Gyeonggi, for 400 million won ($324,000) over market value. The Korean Council for Justice and Remembrance for the Issues of Military...