Upset Over “The Comfort Women” Halt Important Discussions Between Japan And South Korea

Regional tensions have escalated and the threat of North Korea seems to be amplified by political conflicts. Now South Korea and Japan need to reconcile their differences immediately in order to unite against the lingering threat of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program and tyrannical leader Kim Jong-un.

This is easier said than done. South Korean citizens are largely still angry about lude and inhumane acts conducted by Japan from 1910 to 1945. When World War II ended Japan’s occupying army aimed to colonize Korea. During this time Japan forced thousands of Korean women into brothels for Japans occupying army’s sexual pleasure.

In response to this travesty, The Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan put up a statue as a solemn reminder of the horrible comfort women stories. The Statue of Peace is often referred to as The Korean Comfort Women Statue or Sonyeosang …

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