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Park Yu-ha Speaks out on Her Battle Against Censorship

Park Yu-ha Speaks out on Her Battle Against Censorship

By Kenji Yoshida
After nearly a decade of legal battles, Park was acquitted of defamation for a book that complicated the prevailing narrative on comfort women.

A Turning Point for South Korea’s Weaponization of Defamation Laws?

A Turning Point for South Korea’s Weaponization of Defamation Laws?

By Jason Morgan and Kenji Yoshida
The Supreme Court ruling in Park Yu-ha’s case should be a catalyst for change.
Why Did the 2015 Japan-Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Fall Apart?

Why Did the 2015 Japan-Korea ‘Comfort Women’ Agreement Fall Apart?

By Yuji Hosaka
The agreement was flawed from the beginning, and continued denialism from the Japanese government undermined its spirit.

On ‘Comfort Women’ and Academic Freedom: A Rebuttal

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

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

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

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

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'

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?

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

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'

Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'

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

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