It is highly probable that the majority of people have never heard about comfort women even if the events in which they were involved represent one of the most dramatic episodes in human history.
A dossier about comfort women in Japan-South Korea relations.
A chat with Mattia Cacciatori, Ph.D. Researcher at the University of Bath, UK. His research lies at the crossroads of international relations and international law, and focuses on the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) as a security agent. Mattia has written several pieces on the ICC for a variety of forums including Open Democracy, Justice Hub, Justice in Conflict and The Conversation (…)
The U.S. military bases in Okinawa are a long standing presence and a complex issue that characterize and shape Okinawa identity and its relations with the Japanese Central government.
Shino Hateruma (Waseda University) answered our questions about Okinawa identity, the relations with the military bases and the Americans and the recent demonstrations linked to the Futenma relocation.