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On ‘Comfort Women’ and Academic Freedom: A Rebuttal
February 23, 2021

On ‘Comfort Women’ and Academic Freedom: A Rebuttal

By Yong-Shik Lee and Chan Un Park
Academic freedom does not protect outright falsehoods and distortions.

On ‘Comfort Women’ and Academic Freedom
February 18, 2021

On ‘Comfort Women’ and Academic Freedom

By Joseph Yi and Joe Phillips
The recent controversy over a Harvard professor’s article showcases how limited the space for debate and discussion on the issue has become.
South Koreans Welcome Decision to Maintain ‘Comfort Women’ Statue in Berlin
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.

South Korean NGO’s Role in Supporting ‘Comfort Women’ Questioned
May 13, 2020

South Korean NGO’s Role in Supporting ‘Comfort Women’ Questioned

By Tae-jun Kang
Accusations from a former victim of pilfered donations have sparked controversy.

The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History
February 08, 2017

The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History

By Joseph Yi
South Korea does not allow for any nuance in its discussions of this particular historical issue.

Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
January 14, 2017

Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'

By Mintaro Oba
Japan has overreacted to the latest "comfort women" memorial statue in South Korea.

South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
September 06, 2016

South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?

By Benjamin Lee
Domestic opposition to the deal in South Korea continues to intensify, posing challenges.
Why the 'Comfort Women' Deal Will Hold
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.

Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'
December 28, 2015

Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'

By Yuki Tatsumi
The agreement could provide a long-awaited breakthrough in Japan-Korea ties.

'Ambassadors' and Prostitutes: South Korea's Sex Workers
April 18, 2015

'Ambassadors' and Prostitutes: South Korea's Sex Workers

By Steven Denney
A court challenge to South Korea's Special Law on Sex Trade brings the debate over prostitution out in the open.

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