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[VIDEO NEWS] Kim Bok-dong has passed

Jan 30,2019
1) Kim Bok-dong, who worked tirelessly to raise awareness of the violence enacted on women forced to work as sex slaves in Japan’s military brothels during World War II for the last 28 years, has passed away at 93.

2) Her death brings the number of colonial Japanese sex slave survivors down to 23.

3) Politicians and relatives alike came together at her funeral.

4) Ruling Democratic Party (DP) Rep. Park Joo-min attended the funeral in the morning, and Minister of Gender Equality and Family Jin Sun-mee came in the afternoon.

5) Kim’s funeral parlor was continually visited by a multitude of visitors, all of who came to pay their respects.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video produced by Wang Jun-yeol
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Liam Reilly