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Protest at Japanese Embassy  
   

Protest at Japanese Embassy

Protest with the former Korean "comfort women." We were joined by some of the halmoni themselves, who have been protesting weekly since 1992, a number of regular supporters, and this week, a number of high school and college students who wanted to stand in solidarity.
Women's Rights Are Human Rights

May 4th 2011
So, it's been a busy couple of days since my arrival in Seoul. After a (mostly) relaxing day on Monday that was capped with a visit with an old friend from Fulbright, on Tuesday, I met with the first NGO that I'll be working with. Korea Women's Hot Line (KWHL) is a non-profit that works to prevent domestic and sexual violence (particul ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul

Korean Flag Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
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