Showing posts with label comfort women. Show all posts
Showing posts with label comfort women. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

South Korea Court Dismisses comfort Women Case Against Japan - UrduPoint

South Korea Court Dismisses comfort Women Case Against Japan

A South Korean court on Wednesday dismissed a case brought by a handful of World War II sex slaves and their families against the Japanese government, citing Tokyo's "sovereign immunity", reports said.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Removal of Manila statue condemned

bronze statue honoring comfort women in Manila
Philippine women's rights groups have strongly condemned the removal of the comfort woman statue in Manila, calling it "a desecration of Filipino women's dignity."

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

S. Korean foreign minister sees lack of communications with sex slavery victims in deal with Japan

comfort women
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Tuesday that the agreement with Japan in December 2015 lacked communications with South Korean victims who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese army during World War II.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Tokyo, Seoul agree on spending priorities for $9.9M comfort women fund

The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea agreed on how $9.9 million in funds would be used to help comfort women, former sex slaves forced to serve in wartime brothels during World War II.

Monday, December 28, 2015

S.Korea, Japan reach agreement on sex slavery

South Korea and Japan on Monday reached an agreement on Japan's wartime sexual slavery of Korean women during World War II as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an official apology for the atrocities.

Monday, November 2, 2015

S.Korea, Japan to speed up 'comfort women' talks

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday to speed up talks on Japan's wartime sex slavery of Korean women to reach an agreement on the issue at an earliest possible date, Park's office said.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

'Comfort women' still waiting for an apology

As many as 200,000 Korean women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II, but Kim Bok-dong is not hopeful that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is about to apologize.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

South Korean sex slavery victim during WWII passes away, 49 alive

One more South Korean victim of sex slavery for Japan's Imperial Army during the World War II has passed away, leaving the living victims at 49, an advocacy group for the South Korean victims said Thursday.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Japanese academics urge Abe to renew "comfort women" apology

Japanese academics Monday urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to renew apologies for the country's imperialist past and offer to compensate victims of its wartime brothel system, in the latest intervention from educationalists.