Dr Lee Wooyoun discusses the best seller "Anti-Japan Tribalism" highly acclaimed for its academic rigor, the reaction of Korean leftists, and the Korean public.
Inside the tunnels of the Sado gold mines, the author encounters 400 years of industrial history at a site that once led the world in gold...
"The best solution to resolving historical disputes is by promoting the facts" — Hwang Uiwon, editor-in-chief of MediaWatch, at the wartime labor history forum.
"Testimonials" by second-generation witnesses are hearsay, not evidence, and should not be permitted to impede UNESCO listing of the Sado gold mines.
Opponents of the registration wanted only to engage in political grandstanding instead of examining the facts of Koreans' employment conditions in Japan.
Koreans were attracted to the high wages and fair working conditions at Japan’s Sado Mines, says economic historian Dr Lee Wooyoun. The notion of forced labor...
There was no forced labor. South Koreans volunteered to go to the Japanese home islands in droves for better pay and plentiful job opportunities.