The 50-Year Search for Justice: War Crimes against Comfort Women
Shanahan, Noreen, Herizons
Kim Soon-duc fled to the hills as a young girl, but was unable to escape being kidnapped. Fifty years later, she has become an international spokeswoman on behalf of the estimated 200,000 former Korean comfort women.
Five years after being abducted from the mountains near her rural home in Korea and forced to work as a comfort woman, Kim Soon-duc was still under 20 when she returned home to her village at the end of the Second WoAd War, along with four other young women. She describes it as something of a miracle: escaping the fate of hundreds of other women who were either abandoned or killed in various comfort stations throughout Southeast Asia once their sexual services were no …
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Publication information: Article title: The 50-Year Search for Justice: War Crimes against Comfort Women. Contributors: Shanahan, Noreen - Author. Magazine title: Herizons. Volume: 12. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 1999. Page number: 15. © 2008 Herizons Magazine, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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