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Rosel Kim


Rosel Kim is a member of the executive board of the Korean Canadian Lawyers Association. A graduate of McGill University's Faculty of Law, she is currently an articling student at Goodmans LLP. The opinions expressed in this post are those of the author alone.
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Comfort Women "Settlement" Forgets and De-Legitimizes the Victims

"Comfort Women" refer to women from Asian countries where Japan exercised colonial rule -- predominantly Korea -- who were kidnapped and forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese soldiers. Many women did not report the crimes committed against them, but lived in silence due to shame. But a new settlement between the Japanese and South Korean governments is problematic in many ways.
01/20/2016 12:11 EST