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Comfort Women Statue Sparks Debate in California

Last July, the City of Glendale California, unveiled a statute in its central park of a Korean-American who was a so-called “comfort woman” -- one of the women forced to provide sexual services to Japanese soldiers during World War II.  In so doing, the city entered a transnational dispute that is progressively becoming fiercer. Local officials and hundreds of people from Glendale's Korean community participated in the statue's unveiling.  The focus, though, was not so...

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