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Survivors of sexual slavery dance with Korean traditional dancers and musicians at the House of Sharing near Seoul

Survivors of Japanese military sexual slavery: How to show our support

There’s a picture on my computer from 2009 that’s stayed with me: elderly women dancing in a circle, surrounded by drummers and dancers in traditional Korean garments. They were celebrating the first full moon of the Lunar New Year in an outdoor space at the House of Sharing in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, south of Seoul. …

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No offense, but …

Sometime around 2007, a woman I barely knew started a thread on a message board and addressed it to me. She made sure to tell me to fuck off in the subject line. Another member of the same site sent me a private message with the subject line “I found your picture.” The attachment showed …

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Two masked male activists display computer screens in front of the Loisir Hotel in downtown Seoul as two female passers-by glance in their direction.

Cube of Truth: Vegan activism in Seoul

The first time I observed a Cube of Truth event in Myeong-dong, the busy shopping area in downtown Seoul, I’d followed the group’s activities on social media for some time. The activists were representing Anonymous for the Voiceless, AV for short. According to its international website, “Anonymous for the Voiceless is a street activist organization …

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