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Document that records the killing of 30 sex slaves by Japanese military during WW2 is unearthed

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A document that recorded the murder of comfort women by Japanese military has been discovered.


The Seoul University Human Rights Center's research team announced recently that they discovered this document in the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration after looking through the records over the course of two months. 


The document was recorded by the U.S.-China alliance military in Yunnan, China on September 15, 1944, and it reads, "On the night of September 13, 1944, Japanese soldiers shot and killed 30 Chosun (old name for Korea) women before escaping the castle." 


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The issue of comfort women who were sex slaves to the Japanese military during WW2 has been talked about for quite some time, but the academic research and investigation have been limited to collecting testimonies of the victims. 


The document that was recently uncovered had been revealed in 1997, but it was not the original document, which is why this discovery is extremely meaningful for those who are still fighting for justice for the comfort women victims. 












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    salalalm 28 days ago

    little reminder: the japanese did way more worse stuff to the chinese people during the world war ll, it was so disgusting!  But then again every country has its own share of shameful history. I just hope that we will do better in future and won't repeat any of the inhuman mistakes people did in the past - peace!

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    lizvip salalalm 28 days ago

    Agree.

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    bangeryun94 salalalm 27 days ago

    They did horrible things to every country they occupied. That is a fact of war. I know you know it's not a contest. The entire world was suffering horribly.

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    salalalm bangeryun94 27 days ago

    I know i know...i live in Germany and my country basically started all world wars so... yeah Like i said, every country must admit to its wrongs and strive for a better future with no racism,love and peace ❤️

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    mocch 28 days ago

    disgusted. and feeling very patriotically defensive and offended. :(

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    Humanoids 28 days ago

    yet, the japanese governement will find a way to say that it is fake again... lol

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    pink_oracle Humanoids 27 days ago

    Actually over the past 50 years Japan has admitted to and apologized for the Comfort Women atrocities on many occasions. Not all but some prime minsters have made public apologies and donated money to comfort women charities. The problem lies with the 2 governments. They hold meetings and make agreements without communicating with the actual comfort women organizations so it all just keeps going around and around. Then there are people on either side who just like to say inflammatory shit.

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    intricate pink_oracle 27 days ago

    Especially since the 90ies the Japanese government has acknowledged numerous times that the comfort women issue is something that should be dealt with, and they have tried doing just that. They have set up organizations to help those victims out and preserve the memory of the victims through various undertakings such as museums. Lots of things have been done, but nationalists on both sides who are far more popular with the media have clouded this effort. Korean nationalists flat out deny the efforts, while Japanese nationalists deny the existence of comfort women at all and protest any action to help out the women by the Japanese government. Meanwhile, the SK government isn't helping at all by failing to distribute the intended compensation among the victims as paid by the Japanese government.

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    bangeryun94 intricate 27 days ago

    It's not the entire Diet. It is Abe himself. He has more than raised severe criticism with his speeches in the 90s. However, he has more than apologised for his words. And you're correct again, all apologies and compensation should've involved the women themselves but they were left out each time. Now these women are heading the protests to have Park Geun Hye removed from office. One can offer apologies and billions of won until the end of all time but if it is not addressed to these women publicly and they are only offered 2 paragraphs in the back of a news paper, nothing really changes. MY country is responsible for perpetuating the intense and divisive situation this has become. One would think a woman leader would do the right thing but we continue to be sadly disappointed. I'm quite curious to see how she is treated by the new President of the US. He is not known for diplomacy and tact.

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    intricate bangeryun94 27 days ago

    exactly.. that's one thing a large number of (Korean) people don't understand. Those comfort women aren't that unhappy about the Japanese government, they're actually very unhappy about the SK government.

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