South Korea marks 'comfort women' memorial day

Asia Pacific / Politics Aug 14, 2019

South Korea marks 'comfort women' memorial day

South Korea on Wednesday observed its official "comfort women" memorial day for a second year, with a ceremony commemorating Korean women who worked in Japanese military's wartime brothels, including those who did so against their will. The memorial day was marked as relations with Japan ...

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