'Comfort women' statues installed on some Seoul buses

Aug 14, 2017

'Comfort women' statues installed on some Seoul buses

Statues symbolizing "comfort women" were installed on five buses in Seoul on Monday, giving passengers a constant reminder of the thorny issue between the Asian neighbors. The buses with the statues — symbolizing the mostly Asian women who were forced to provide sex at Japanese ...

South Korea to build 'comfort women' museum in Seoul

Jul 11, 2017

South Korea to build 'comfort women' museum in Seoul

South Korea intends to build a museum in memory of "comfort women," a government minister said Monday, reigniting perennial tensions between Tokyo and Seoul. The plight of the comfort women, who were forced into sexual servitude for wartime Japanese troops, is a hugely emotional issue ...