A California statue stirs passions in South Korea and ire in Japan

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-01-29/california-statue-stirs-pride-south-korea-and-protest-japan   PRI’s The World Reporter Valerie Hamilton January 29, 2014 · 4:00 PM EST   Korean American activist Phyllis Kim stands near a Glendale,…

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Japanese politicians want Glendale’s ‘comfort women’ statue removed

http://articles.latimes.com/2013/dec/19/local/la-me-ln-comfort-women-20131219   A monument remembering Asian women and girls who were held as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II —…

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In New Jersey, Memorial for ‘Comfort Women’ Deepens Old Animosity

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/19/nyregion/monument-in-palisades-park-nj-irritates-japanese-officials.html?_r=0 The New York Times   Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times A memorial in Palisades Park, N.J., is dedicated to women, many Korean, who were…

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