December 07, 2020
South Koreans Welcome Decision to Maintain ‘Comfort Women’ Statue in Berlin
By Mitch Shin
Tokyo’s pressure over the statue faced a set-back in Germany as the issue continues to loom large in Japan-South Korea interactions.
August 04, 2017
How the Japan-Korea 'Comfort Women' Debate Plays out in the US
By Mary M. McCarthy
10 years ago, Congress made its first foray into a tense historical issue involving two U.S. allies.
October 21, 2016
Japan Scores Tragic Own Goal with UNESCO Stance
By Edward Vickers
Tokyo’s position is damaging its international reputation and playing into China’s hands.
June 22, 2016
'Comfort Women' Activism in the US
By Jeonghyun Kim
How, and why, activists and artists seek to tell the story of wartime sexual slavery to an American audience.
April 14, 2016
How to Save the Comfort Women Agreement
By Hana Rudolph
Advancing Japan-Korea relations will require creativity -- and maybe a change of address for Japan's embassy in Seoul.
January 06, 2016
Why the 'Comfort Women' Deal Will Hold
By Steven Denney
With popular support, the Japan-South Korea comfort women agreement seems likely to succeed.
December 30, 2015
South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Reject Deal With Japan
By Shannon Tiezzi
Critics reject the landmark deal as political expediency that does not adequately address the victims' concerns.
January 22, 2014
China Opens Memorial Honoring Korean Independence Activist
By Angela Erika Kubo
The memorial has triggered strong protests from the Japanese government.