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April Comfort Women Korea-Japan Negotiations, Possibly Last Hope of Resolving Comfort Women Issue

Elizabeth Na April 21, 2014

On April 16th, in order to discuss the controversial issue of the Korean women made “Comfort Women “during the Japanese Occupation, a meeting between the directors of the Korean and Japanese Ministries of Foreign Affairs was held. The Korean terms of negotiations were that the Japanese government should acknowledge their crimes, and make official apologies… Continue Reading »


Comfort Women Issue Should Be Resolved by the UN

Sang Kyul Park August 4, 2012

On 24th July, the five year anniversary of the adoption of a resolution about comfort women by the Japanese Army in the Visitor Center of the House of Commons was celebrated. Bill Pascrell, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, claimed that comfort women is not a problem only between Korea and Japan and must… Continue Reading »


South Korea: 17th Session of the Human Rights Council – Reports

Soo Yon Suh June 6, 2011

At the Session of the Human Rights Council the Republic of Korea (South Korea) was under the light for Freedom of Expression. Read about the findings of the Special Rapporteur below. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Frank La Rue Summary of… Continue Reading »

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