Over 100 Scholars Oppose UNESCO Registration of ‘Comfort Women’ Documents

  Eighty-nine Japanese scholars on October 16 issued a statement to oppose a joint application filed by various groups from eight countries for the registration of documents pertaining to wartime “comfort women” in the UNESCO Memory of the World listings. The number of scholars who oppose the UNESCO registration of “comfort women” reached over one […]

200,000 South Korean Wartime Sex Slaves is ‘Fake News,’ says Historian; An Interview with Dr. Ikuhiko Hata

Japan said Monday, April 3, it would send its ambassador back to South Korea after a diplomatic row prompted his recall in January. A comfort women statue had been erected outside the Japanese consulate in Busan in late 2016—the latest in unlawful statues built across the Japanese embassy and other public buildings in South Korea. […]