Sex Slavery Victim Dies Aged 94

      December 08, 2016 12:39

      Another victim of imperial Japan's conscription of sex slaves for troops in World War II has died without seeing justice done.

      Park Sook-yi died at the age of 94 on Tuesday, reducing the total number of survivors to just 39 out of a total 238 who were listed by the Korean government.

      Park Sook-yi

      Born in Namhae, South Gyeongsang Province in 1922, Park was taken by Japanese soldiers while collecting clams at sea when she was just 16.

      She was abused in Japanese-occupied Manchuria for six years and took another seven years to return home after Korea's liberation from Japan in 1945.

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