Jul 23, 2014

Gunma disapproves of monument for Korean forced labor

The Gunma Prefectural Government said Tuesday it will not to allow a memorial to Koreans engaged in wartime forced labor to remain at a local public park, citing political remarks made by the group responsible for its construction. The monument was built in 2004 ...

May 24, 2014

'Comfort women' memorial set to be unveiled in metro Washington

A monument to the women who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime military brothels will be unveiled in a Washington suburb this week, local authorities involved in the project confirmed. The move comes after similar memorials were set up in California and New ...

Jul 25, 2013

California sex slave monument draws fire

The government has expressed its displeasure to U.S. officials over a plan to unveil in California next week a monument dedicated to Korean “comfort women” forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during the war, according to diplomatic sources. The plan by a ...

Rites held to honor A-bombed Chinese prisoners

Jul 7, 2013

Rites held to honor A-bombed Chinese prisoners

A memorial ceremony to commemorate Chinese who were imprisoned in Nagasaki Prefecture on spying charges during the war and who later died during the U.S. atomic bombing in August 1945 was held Sunday at Nagasaki’s Peace Park. At the ceremony, a new monument bearing ...