Ms. Shindo Song is the only Korean resident who has sued Japanese government for the human rights violation she experienced as a “comfort woman.” Born in 1922, Ms. Song was forced into sexual slavery for Japanese imperial army in China at age 16. In 1993, nearly half a century after the war ended, Ms. Song sued Japanese government, demanding an “official apology.” Even after losing the 10-year-long courtroom battle in 2003, Ms.
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News and Updates Last Updated: March 1, 2015
Valerie Soe premiered a new short documentary she directed in collaboration with the Veterans' Documentary Corps, (VDC) an ongoing project of the Documentary Film Institute at San Francisco State University. Joel Hunt follows the story of the title subject, a star kicker on his high school football team who signed up for the army just weeks before he was offered full rides to several universities.