‘Comfort women’ speak

September 24, 2012

Bok-dong Kim. Photo by Won Choi wonchoi.weebly.com/comfort-women.html

Los Angeles—Bok-dong Kim, an 87-year-old Korean “comfort woman,” came here as part of her U.S. speaking tour on the fifth anniversary of House Resolution 121, which acknowledged Japan’s war crimes against the comfort women. She met with Congressional representatives in Washington, D.C., spoke to 300 students at California [=>]

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Fukushima activists testify in New York

December 19, 2011

Fukushima activists testify in New York

New York City—A delegation of grassroots environ­mental activists from Japan came to share with their U.S. counterparts heart-rending eyewitness accounts of the health impact and continued contamination pro­duced by the Fukushima-Daiichi reactor units that suffered catastrophic damage on March 11. They met with the public at three different venues Sept. [=>]

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