Settlement of Issue of “Comfort Women” for Imperial Japanese Army Demanded

Pyongyang, March 19 (KCNA) — The 700th Wednesday rally for the settlement of the issue of the “comfort women” for the imperial Japanese army held in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on March 15 strongly called for fighting to the end to force the Japanese government to make a formal apology and compensation to the victims.

Present at the rally sponsored by the Council for the Solution of the Issue of the Volunteers Corps were victims of the “comfort women” for the imperial Japanese army, women of over 50 civic and public organizations of south Korea, personages and students.

Yun Mi Hyang, secretary general of the council, and other speakers pointed out that the settlement of the above-said issue is a crucial issue related to equality and respect not only for the victims but all other women of this land, calling for actions in solidarity with different organizations at home and abroad.

A joint statement make public at the rally demanded the Japanese government apologize and compensate to the victims of the “comfort women” for the imperial Japanese army at an early date and the south Korean “government” make positive efforts to help them regain their rights.

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