Updates from July, 2007 Toggle Comment Threads | Keyboard Shortcuts

  • 1:17 pm on July 21, 2007 Permalink | Reply  

    Wartime victim makes heartfelt plea for redress 

    Wartime victim makes heartfelt plea for redress
    Korean woman visits the Southland to build support for a House resolution urging Japan to apologize for sexual slavery in World War II.
    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-beliefs21jul21,1,1188885.story?ctrack=1&cset=true
    By K. Connie Kang, Times Staff Writer
    July 21, 2007

    Carefully walking up to the podium, Yong-Soo Lee, a former sex slave for the Japanese Imperial Army in World War II, faced American church leaders at Wilshire Presbyterian Church.

    She bowed deeply to pay her respects.

    Then Lee, immaculate in white Korean attire of ramie, gave a capsule testimony of her abduction during the war, when she was 16, and the unspeakable pain and degradation she suffered.

    More than 100 Presbyterian pastors, elders and other church officials attending the July 14 meeting in Los Angeles of the Pacific Presbytery listened with rapt attention. The presbytery is a regional governing body of the 2.3-million-member Presbyterian Church (USA). (More …)

     
  • 10:44 pm on July 10, 2007 Permalink | Reply  

    Administrative Reprisal 

    The City of LA used to clean up the BRU May 24th posters like this, in days:
    IMAGE_197

    And from one day to the other, after May 24th they started leaving posters intact, like this:
    IMAGE_197

    IMAGE_199

    What happened before May 24th was reprisal. Administrative reprisal.

     
c
compose new post
j
next post/next comment
k
previous post/previous comment
r
reply
e
edit
o
show/hide comments
t
go to top
l
go to login
h
show/hide help
shift + esc
cancel