Friday, July 20, 2012

1962 Aug 23 - "Comfort Women Resolve to Maintain Honor"

This August 23, 1962 article is from the South Korean newspaper Gyeonghyang Sinmun.

Comfort Women Resolve to Protect Honor

[Osan Airbase] On the 17th, the Osan Airbase Area Comfort Women General Assembly (also called Maternal Association) held a meeting at Paradise Hall in the Jisan-ri area of Songtan-myeon with several US and Korean guests attending, including the US commander of the military police.

About 600 comfort women adopted a 7-point pledge that included the following: "We resolve to cherish the pride of Korean women and maintain the reputation and honor of Korean citizens."

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  1. <Japanese translation of the Korean article of this post>

    女性の体面を守ろう
    慰安婦たち決議


    【烏山空港】ソンタン面チサン里のパラダイスホールで、去る17日、烏山空港近辺の慰安婦総会(姉母会)が米憲兵隊長など韓・米の来賓が多数出席して開催された。
     この日、約600人の慰安婦たちは、「私たちは大韓女性の矜持を固く保持し、国民の名誉と体面を守る」など7項目の決議文を採択した。



    (京郷新聞1962.8.23)

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