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,...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

Seiji Yoshida’s Role in the Worldview of Comfort Women

Seiji Yoshida was a novelist and member of the Japanese Communist Party. Some of his pseudonyms included Seiji Yoshida, Toji Yoshida and Eiji Yoshida....

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...

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....

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...
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