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Monk sets self ablaze over S.Korea’s s*x slave deal with Japan

Monk sets self ablaze over S.Korea's s*x slave deal with Japan

A 64-year-old South Korean monk died after setting himself ablaze during rallies against impeached President Park Geun-hye to protest against his country’s deal with Japan on former Korean s*x slaves.

The Seoul National University Hospital said Tuesday that the monk was pronounced dead Monday night after suffering multiple organ failures caused by his burns.

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In his notebook found at the scene, he criticized Park’s 2015 agreement to settle an impasse over Korean women forced to be s*x slaves for Japanese troops during World War II in return for an apology from Japan’s prime minister and a pledge of millions of dollars.

Reports say Park’s Japan deal prompted criticism because it was announced without approval from surviving former s*x slaves who are a legacy of Japan’s 1910-45 colonial occupation of the Korean Peninsula.



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