SAGAMIHARA, Japan (Reuters) - When Masayoshi Matsumoto joined the Japanese army in 1943 and was sent to occupied China as a medic, he thought he was taking part in a righteous war to free Asia from the
Fuck you, Hashimoto.
gil won-ok halmoni and kim bok-dong halmoni are currently in japan speaking to audiences there about the experiences they suffered at the “comfort stations”.
for reference, a few posts i’ve written about “comfort women” below:
why i’m lucky to know the halmonis: http://peaceshannon.tumblr.com/post/14292230353/why-im-lucky-to-know-the-halmonis-first-off-i
the wednesday protests (ongoing for 20+ years, yesterday was the 1,075th): http://peaceshannon.tumblr.com/post/14208807748/the-1-000th-wednesday-protest-there-was-a-lot
going to the house of sharing: http://peaceshannon.tumblr.com/post/20780284207/peaceshannon
i kind of want to link that JAPAN IS GR8 post i saw going around earlier with this one.