South Korea | Korea’s ‘patriotic prostitutes’ for US soldiers get justice at last

Korea’s ‘patriotic prostitutes’ for US soldiers get justice at last

Seoul demands repeated apologies from Tokyo for ‘comfort women,’ but has not addressed its own forced prostitution of women for American troops. Thanks to a court ruling, it – and Washington – now face some unpleasant truths

March 3, 2018 12:08 PM (UTC+8)
A lone bar girl stands in the once-raucous streets of Dongducheon's camp town. Troop relocations and a US Army crackdown on the sex trade has gutted the area's 'juicy bars.' Photo: Anouk Eigenraam / Asia Times
A lone bar girl stands in the once-raucous streets of Dongducheon's camp town. Troop relocations and a US Army crackdown on the sex trade has gutted the area's 'juicy bars.' Photo: Anouk Eigenraam / Asia Times
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