lørdag 19. desember 2015

Disputing Korean Narrative on ‘Comfort Women,’ a Professor Draws Fierce Backlash

When she published her book about Korean “comfort women” in 2013, Park Yu-ha wrote that she felt “a bit fearful” of how it might be received. After all, she said, it challenged “the common knowledge” about the wartime sex slaves. But even she was not prepared for the severity of the backlash. In February, a South Korean court ordered Ms. Park’s book, “Comfort Women of the Empire,” redacted in 34 sections where it found her guilty of defaming former comfort women with false facts. Read more