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Korean Comfort Women Issue Explained by Cartoon

A special exhibition on ‘comfort women‘- Korean girls forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese army during the World War 2 era- was featured at one of the leading cartoon festivals in France. It made several headlines as the Japanese government tried to block it, but failed. Korean net users have shared an English translation of Park Gun-woong's cartoon ‘Tattoo- A Story of a Comfort Woman'. (The cartoon- which is based on a true story- depicts violent assault, torture and rape. Viewer discretion is strongly advised) 

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  • Heidi

    So incredible how Koreans grab and make use of any and every opportunity for their political propaganda, spoiling and dirtying the world along their paths.

    • Bruce Laird

      Did you not see the photos of the women at the end of the comic? It’s not propaganda this happened and has happened in many wars for hundreds of years. It always shocks me how ignorant people can be.

    • Luc Dunn

      This is like saying the holocaust is Jewish propaganda. What happened to the Korean people under japanese rule was terrible.

    • Leslie M

      Please, think before you speak. Can’t believe how brave and “IGNORANT” your are.

    • Leslie M

      So once you get raped and used as a sex slave, see how it feels like when people are pointing at you saying that it’s all your political trick and your attempt to spread your political “PROPAGANDA.” People like you make our world dirty and disgusting covering all the unjust deeds under political manipulation. I’m glad Japan couldn’t get their way out to France to hide their cruelty. Is it that much hard to admit their own faults? Hard to believe how they pretend nothing happened and blink their eyes like dumbs. Everybody can see everything.

      Besides, they are polluting the ocean by letting out radioactive wastes like “we could not but do it. Oh, that’s an accident!” Ha! That’s what they have done, in the past and present. Shame on Japan.

    • jamesmica493

      I’d gladly splatter your brains out with a shotgun, and then proceed to rip your intenstines out. scum. hope you get killed in the quakes.

    • Xres625e

      I’d gladly splatter your brains out with a shotgun, and then proceed to rip your intenstines out. scum. hope you get killed in the quakes.

  • sofia

    comfort women needs justice. they suffer. beyond the monstrousness act wicked japanese soldiers cruelties during world war 2 not only Korea, Philippine and others countries. Japanese government has responsibility and do not ignore this issues eventhough therr is political manipulitaion involved

    • shimose

      They were not sex slaves, but prostitues. You should investigate the truth how (South) Korea is making a propaganda to neglect another country. They are not North Korea, but essentially act the same.

      • Xres625e

        I’d gladly rip your stomach wide open with a chainsaw, and let your guts spill out.

    • Evilpandaa

      You’d better to understand Korean position was near to Austrian. Generally speaking, Korean stood totally Japanese side at that time. Things you are talking is not such simple thing, but a lot more complicated. You’d better to know how S.Korean government teach their history to own people. Full of lies.Funny ,up to 2010 there were not liberty to publish school history text excluding only governmental. Peoples ignorance demonstrate new age racism leaded by so called woman lib’/liberal journalists with malicious will.
      Talking about after war compensation, already finished between Japan-Korea. Korean government fooled own people not distributing money took from Japan.

      • Xres625e

        umiru bolno.

  • Al Murphy

    This is sick and aimed at only scoring political points and not really about the victims suffering. If Koreans principly believe in their suffering, why are sex slaves currently living in Korea that aren’t Koreans…Russians, Filipinos and so on. I saw a documentary on this where the Korean Sex Salve masters lure foreign girls and
    then take away their passports! This is such a hipocrocy!!

    • jamesmica493

      die painfully you cretin.

      • Al Murphy

        TRASH….YOU HAVE NO COUNTERPOINT!!!

        • sdk88

          don’t take it personally, he just cuts and pastes the same comments over and over as replies to random people. he has about 3 or 4 different comments that he uses over and over.

          • Al Murphy

            I was gonna say to him ,,, Don’t use me as a SCAPEGOAT for your personal problems!

          • jamesmica493

            I’d gladly rip your stomach wide open and let your entrails fall out.

          • Xres625e

            hope you end up dismembered and decapitated.

    • shimose

      You are right. They were not sex slaves. Many evidences in US report showed that they were professional prostitutes who earned a lot of salary. The amount of salary they made were huge. Many of them even bought houses. Only few of them were victims, but they were actually sold by their own Korean parents via Korean agencies.
      Korea has been threatning Japan with fake story, and trying to discredit of Japan’s reputation. Japan has been quiet till recently because they consider fighting back causes more problem, but they now realized that Korea stepped boarder. Majority of Japanese people are now very mad at Korea’s evil attitudes. They are a group of liars.

      • Xres625e

        I’d gladly murder you by ripping your jugular vein out.

      • Xres625e

        too bad you weren’t killed in the quakes.

      • Al Murphy

        The way you are overwhelming this forum with your comment is DEAD WRONG! You have no respect for others and so I know you
        don’t give a DAMN about others suffering! Don’t flood this place with your garbage anymore!

  • shimose

    This is the reality.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggQaYD37Jm4

    This issue is ended decades ago between Korea and Japan.
    Korean government is a mafia party that keep trying to squeeze money from Japan.

    • jamesmica493

      I’d gladly rip your stomach open with a chainsaw, and let your guts spill out, pity you weren’t killed in the quakes.

  • shimose

    First of all, Korea was very primitive country. People were living under untreated feces. Japan gave a lot of support in order for them to be civilized. Comfort women is now being revealed just as prostitues. They earned a lot of salary and had a freedom. All evidences tell that emotional voice by those women are fake. Truth is that Korea never appreciates Japan, but they keep begging money to Japan in many different manner.
    Japan has been quiet even though they are innosence simply because they consider to debate back is not matured behavior. But now Korea has stepped over the border. Majority of Japanese people are no longer quiet. They realized how sick Korean people are.

  • shimose
  • shimose

    France has become a part of country who supports a lier, Korea.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkQk02DreLo

  • shimose

    It is very sad that many people from many countries are cheated by Korean’s national lie.
    Japanese people are really impressed in negative meaning how sneaky Korea could expands their propaganda. It was the issue of prostitutes and brothel. Kidnapped and abused Korean girls were actually sold girls by their own parents in exchange for money. Some were kidnapped by illegal Korean agencies. This means Korean people did bad things to their own people, but not Japanese !!!!

    There exist a lot of written documents and even photos ( those prostitutes with diamond / money / enjoying shopping / transfering money to their parents.) How could Korean government alter this event and officially annouce to the world.

    How could France accept this fake story in cartoon festival. This festival was destroyed completely by desicion of French management.

    • Xres625e

      I want to rip your jugular vein out, and watch you bleed to death.

  • shimose

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