Forced prostitution survivors demand resignation of Japanese politician

26 May

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video is called Arirang Special “Comfort Women” One Last Cry.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Former sex slaves tell mayor to quit

Friday 24 May 2013

Two former “comfort girls” demanded that Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto resign today over his grotesque attempt to justify Japan’s war-time sex slavery.

The South Korean women also cancelled a meeting slated for today because they didn’t want to be used as a publicity stunt.

Mr Hashimoto, who is a co-leader of the nationalist Japan Restoration Party, caused an uproar when he claimed that the second world war practice of abducting women to front-line brothels was “necessary” to maintain discipline.

He claimed last year there was no evidence that the women, mainly taken from China and Korea by imperial Japan, had been forced into prostitution.

Kim Bok Dong and Kil Won Ok, both in their 80s, said…

View original post 286 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: