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The Delegitimization of Comfort Women through Movies and Media

Comfort women or those who served in Japanese brothels throughout World War II are being delegitimized by popular culture and media sources. Movies, romance...

The Treaty of Shimonoseki

The Treaty of Shimonoseki was the document that officially ended the First Sino-Japanese war. This document relinquished all Chinese claims to Korea, which subsequently...

Korean Hypocrisy – Encouragement of Military Prostitution

South Korea routinely encourages prostitution around military bases for economic gain. Although prostitution in South Korea is technically illegal, the Korea Women’s Development Institute...

Life for Comfort Women in Comfort Stations

Dr. Park Yu Ha’s book describes the conditions of life in comfort stations. An online digital museum dedicated to preserving the memory of former...

The First Sino-Japanese War

The first Sino-Japanese war was fought between the Empire of Japan and the Qing Empire. The primary objective of the war was influence over...

Peace Friendship and Exchange Initiative of 1994

On August 31st 1994, Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama released a statement on the "Peace, Friendship, and Exchange Initiative" by Japan regarding the remorse for...

The Japan-South Korea Treaty of 1965

According to Comfort Women of the Empire, The 1965 Japan-South Korea Treaty was concluded to decide how to distribute assets. Japanese government asked South...

Violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

A civic group installed a statue of a comfort woman in Busan in front of the Japanese consulate. This move by activists has implications...

The Myth of Comfort Women Coercion

According to the publication Comfort Women of the Empire, the number of 200,000 women who worked in the comfort system was a myth.  Dr....

Noam Chomsky in Defense of Dr. Park Yuha

On January 16th 2017, Professor Noam Chomsky released a statement in defense of Dr. Park Yuha’s right to publish her research on Comfort Women...
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