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...

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...

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...

Comfort Women and the Defamation Suit Against Dr. Park Yu-ha

  The issue of Comfort Women remains a thorn in the side of East Asian politics. The guilty verdict against Dr. Park Yu-ha in October...

Should Academic Papers Be Free to Read?

When college students write research papers, they need to be able to cite reliable sources. As one would imagine, academic papers are a very...

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 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...

Why is ROK Considering Renegotiating 2015 Comfort Women Agreement?

In 2015, Japan and South Korea came to a bilateral agreement regarding the wartime use of comfort women from the Korean peninsula. This deal,...

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....

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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