Anniversary of 2000 Women’s Tribunal Memorializes Comfort Women

An event held in Seoul, South Korea memorialized the 2000 Women’s Tribunal. At the event, former Comfort Women were remembered, and the Mayor of...

The Recruitment of Comfort Women by Koreans

In the WWII era, Imperial Japan occupied what is today known as North and South Korea. During that time, the Amy recruited women to...

China Detains Academics, Journalists

The targeting of intellectuals by China is not new but is concerning to the academic world. Several prominent Uyghur scholars have disappeared from China’s Xinjiang...

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a global milestone which states the basic rights and fundamental freedoms of all people in the world....

Korean Pop Company’s Apology for Mocking World War II Victims

After an embarrassing row for the Korean pop-giant production company Big Hit over accusations of glorifying World War II victims, the company has offered...

The Forced Labor Row Dividing Japan and South Korea

The forced labor row currently affecting South Korea and Japan was technically solved in 1965 with the treaty on Bilateral Relations. This treaty aimed...

The Controversy over K-Pop and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

A member of the famous K-Pop band “BTS” was internationally ridiculed for wearing an insensitive shirt that depicted the bombing of Nagasaki during WWII....

A Statement Against the Indictment of Professor Park Yu-ha

The following text is a document containing the statement against the indictment of Dr. Park Yuha by the South Korean high court system. The...

Uncomfortable Realities of South Korean Democracy

Comfort Women, a lurking source of tension in East Asia, delves deeper into an issue of oppressor and oppressed into a darker side of...

What is the “House of Sharing”?

Located about an hour out of Seoul is the House of Sharing. This is an interesting nursing home, as it houses elderly former comfort...
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