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Steps Toward Redress for Comfort Women

Steps Toward Redress for Comfort Women

For decades, the comfort women remained in the shadows because of the deep shame and guilt that they felt as a result of their experiences at the hands of Imperial Japan during the Second World War.

The Origins and Implementation of the Comfort Women System

The Origins and Implementation of the Comfort Women System

A Korean woman or girl who responded to an ad for work rarely had any idea of what awaited her when she arrived at a military camp in the Pacific War theater.

The Pros and Cons of Comfort Women Park Statues

The Pros and Cons of Comfort Women Park Statues

At least a dozen memorials have been established in the United States with a few more remaining in mothballs, waiting for a home in a park or in some other venue.

A Critical Appraisal of the ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement between Japan and South Korea

A Critical Appraisal of the ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement between Japan and South Korea

A true reconciliation over the ‘comfort women’ issue requires a future vision, or a grand scheme, within which the current agreement is contextualized.

Forgiveness in Reconciliation Between Japan and South Korea

Forgiveness in Reconciliation Between Japan and South Korea

Reconciliation without forgiveness exists between Japan and Korea. Genuine reconciliation should be pursued to complement to what political reconciliation has missed.

Political Apology 2.0:  Japan says Sorry to ‘Comfort Women’ (Again)

Political Apology 2.0: Japan says Sorry to ‘Comfort Women’ (Again)

Grievously wounded subjects are not easily healed and it would be naïve to assume that victims of state aggression will be able to put the past behind them.

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