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S. Korea Lawmakers Condemn Japan’s UNESCO Bid

While South Korea’s foreign minister’s visit to Tokyo Sunday may be a sign the two neighbors are working to ease tensions over World War II atrocities, some lawmakers in Seoul continue to take a hard line against Japan. The most recent bipartisan effort in Seoul’s National Assembly to denounce Japan is a resolution attempting to block Tokyo from adding any sites associated with its militaristic past to the list of World Heritage Cultural Sites.   Lee Won-wook, a member of the National...

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