Northeast Asia | Statue wars reveal contested history of Japan 'comfort women'
Flowers are laid on a statue of a girl that represents the sexual victims by the Japanese military during a rally in front of Japanese Consulate in Busan, South Korea, December 30, 2016. Picture taken December 30, 2016.  Photo: Yeo Joo-yeon/News1 via Reuters
Flowers are laid on a statue of a girl that represents the sexual victims by the Japanese military during a rally in front of Japanese Consulate in Busan, South Korea, December 30, 2016. Picture taken December 30, 2016. Photo: Yeo Joo-yeon/News1 via Reuters

Statue wars reveal contested history of Japan ‘comfort women’

Dozens of monuments springing up around the world since 2011 may be contributing to nationalist reactions in Tokyo and Seoul

February 9, 2017 2:36 PM (UTC+8)