KOREA NEWSLINE: Dumb and dumber: Japanese consulate seeks removal of comfort women memorial in Palisades Park, N.J.


Japanese diplomatic gaffes are a dime a dozen, but rarely do they touch on something as ridiculously trivial as this. Shigeyuki Hiroki, Japan’s consul general in New York City, went to nearby Palisades Park, N.J., in early May to request the removal of a small memorial for Korean women forced into…

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오우열 만신인의 수요시위 판굿 (by jykthemuse)  2012.2.15 the 1009th wednesday demonstration was hosted in conjunction with the Committee for Revision of 1965 Korea-Japan Treaty. OH, Wooyeol, a poet n a performative shaman, executes a ‘gut’ to console the women, to criticize the current admin for not taking any action for the sake of these women and to criticize PARK, Jeonghi admin from the 60s for imprudently signing a treaty with Japan in exchange of substantial amount of financial aid from Japan. The treaty is in favor of Japan’s position and has been considered the root of all the historical disputes between the two countries.