An appeal has been filed by a group that waged an unsuccessful bid in federal court to have the comfort women memorial in Glendale, California removed, reports Courthouse News Service.
A group known as the Global Alliance for Historical Truth along with its president Koichi Mera and Michiko Shiota Gingery filed the appeal in … Read more
A lawsuit aiming to get rid of the comfort women memorial in Glendale near Los Angeles has been rejected by a federal judge, reports the Japan Times.
U.S. Central District of California Judge Percy Anderson ruled the memorial does not violate the constitution.
A blog posted in Forbes wonders whether a law firm stooped to a new low when it accepted a lawsuit trying to prove comfort women forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army were really prostitutes (photo by Melissa Wall).
Eamonn Fingleton makes a comparison to the Jewish holocaust arguing no self-respecting US … Read more
A petition on the White House’s own website demanding the removal of the controversial comfort women memorial (photo by Melissa Wall) in Glendale, California has surpassed 100,000 signatures, reports the Korea Herald.
Many in Japan and some in the Japanese American community contend the comfort women held by the Japanese military during World … Read more
Opposition from Japan has successfully blocked a decision from the City Council in Buena Park near Anaheim about whether to build a memorial to comfort women, reports the Arirang News.
A vote had been scheduled for this week but was delayed when the Council received a letter of protest from Consul General Jun … Read more
Despite protests from Japanese Americans, the Glendale City Council has approved a memorial to comfort women at Glendale Central Park, reports the Press-Telegram.
Koreans have long contended that 200,000 women of Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, Filipina and Dutch descent were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II. But … Read more
A memorial to comfort women may be built in Glendale Central Park in the city of Glendale, CA, reports the LA Daily News,
It would be the first such memorial on the West Coast. . The other is in Palisades Park, New Jersey and another is being considered Ft. Lee, New Jersey … Read more
The city of Glendale in California has voted to erect a “peace monument” for comfort women in Glendale Central Park, reports Hankyoreh.
It will be identical to one in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul.
Glendale’s former mayor was in Korea this week to gather information for the project.
Frank Quintero was visibly … Read more