True stories of the Korean comfort women: testimonies

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Between 100,000 and 200,000 women were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military between the early 1930s and 1945. The Korean women involved are now suing the Japanese government for 20 million yen in reparation. Their powerful stories and their fight for recognition and justice are attracting support and attention throughout the world.

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Korean Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan
Bitter Memories I Am Loath to Recall
Wantto Live without Being Treated with Contempt

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About the author (1995)

Keith Howard is Chairman of Music and Lecturer in Korean Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

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