Victims of sex crimes committed by Japan during the Second World War . A documentary telling the stories of 22 victims in China hit the big screen Sunday . Director Guo Ke set out to find and document the stories of these elderly women in their 80s and 90s .[Detail]
Coinciding with the Fifth International Memorial Day for Comfort Women , a Chinese documentary film , " Twenty Two " , screened in theaters on Monday .The director typed the names of all 32099 people who made donations and had them shown during the film ' s credits .[Detail]
By 2017 , it had been 72 years since the end of World War II . In 1944 , Japan ’ s 11th army surrounded Guilin , a city in southern China ' s Guangxi Province , now an autonomous region .[Detail]
Huang Youliang , the last comfort woman , living in Lingshui , south China ’ s Hainan Province , died yesterday , aged.[Detail]
After decades of living in silence and shame, "comfort women" have been given a face in a documentary film, sharing first-hand their accounts of the brutal experiences they lived through in this horrific chapter of history.[Detail]
Chen Lien-hua, 92, one of three surviving "comfort women" in Taiwan, visits Ama Museum on its opening day on Dec. 10. Located in Taipei, Ama Museum is the first memorial museum dedicated to comfort women in Taiwan. [Detail]
Photo taken on Dec. 9, 2016 shows people visit Nanjing Museum of the Site of Lijixiang Comfort Station in Nanjing. [Detail]
The government fully supports applications to a UN organization dedicated to preserving historical facts. Applications to register "comfort women" files to the Memory of the World is supported by the government, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Tuesday.[Detail]
More than 200 portraits and group photos of 25 victims of Japan’s "comfort women" system will be exhibited in the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders from May 26 to June 26. [Detail]
Yongsoo Lee , survivor ofJapanese military sexual slavery , speaks to journalists during a press conference at the United Nations headquarters in New York , March 8 .[Detail]
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) highlighted on Monday that the issue of comfort women remains unsettled despite recent Japanese claims to the contrary.[Detail]
An accord reached between Japan and South Korea will purportedly bring an end to a lengthy dispute between both countries over the former's culpability and accountability for the "comfort women" issue, but looming sticking points remain.[Detail]
Japanese Prime MinisterShinzo AbeandSouth Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday held telephone talks after the two countries ' foreign ministers reached an agreement earlier in the day in Seoul on resolving the lingering " comfort women " issue .[Detail]
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It is the first memorial in China's mainland dedicated to the group, and was identified by the victims as a military brothel run by the invading Japanese more than 70 years ago.[Detail]