South Korean activists unveiled plans Wednesday to put up statues -- commemorating women forced into wartime sexual slavery by Japan -- in a number of Asian countries, starting with Singapore.
Elderly South Korean women who served as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during WWII stand next to a statue commemorating "comfort women" in Seoul on December 14, 2011. South Korean activists unveiled plans Wednesday to put up memorials commemorating comfort women in a number of Asian countries, starting with Singapore.
Singapore would be the first Asian country other than South Korea to have such a memorial, said the Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery.
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