12 months Seoul mourns death of WW2 sex slave Manilatimes |World
SEOUL, South Korea: A South Korean woman who was forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military during World War 2 was mourned Wednesday by hundreds of protesters who demanded reparations from Tokyo over wartime atrocities. Kim Bok-dong had been a vocal leader at the rallies that have been held every Wednesday in Seoul for nearly 30 years. She died Monday of cancer. She was 92. On a street near where the Japanese Embassy used to be, protesters gathered around a bronze statue of a girl representing Korean sexual slavery victims and held a ... more