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French halmoni (grandmother) standing in solidarity  
   

French halmoni (grandmother) standing in solidarity

A French woman, who said she was about the age of the living Korean comfort women, spoke to the crowd in English (with a Korean translator) to give the Korean comfort women her support, to decry the horrors of war (which she said she experienced in France during WWII), and to give her love to the Koreans working in this movement.
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
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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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