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April 9, 2007

Korean Professor says Koreans also responsible for comfort women

Filed under: IANFU 'comfort women',Japan,Korea — Sei-no-Syounagon @ 1:23 am

Professor says Koreans also responsible for comfort women.

Speaking at the Foreign Press Club in Tokyo to discuss the end of the Asian Women’s Fund, Sejong University professor Park Yu-ha pointed out that Koreans, too, needed to accept responsibility for the comfort women [YTN, Korean].

Park said, “It’s a fact that Koreans, too, were involved in the process of mobilizing comfort women. I think the responsibility for that wrongdoing surely rests with Korea, too.”

In particular, she said one Korean comfort women he she interviewed said she was sold into it by her stepfather, and she said she hated her stepfather even more than the Japanese military.

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