Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Gil Won-ok Halmoni

Despite the extremely cold weather conditions Gil Won Ok, Halmoni attends every Wednesday demonstration held in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul. Gil Won Ok, a survivor of the comfort woman system, proclaims that the actions of the Japanese government will not be forgotten. “The Japanese Government thinks if all ‘comfort women’ die, it will be buried and forgotten…as long as our next generation knows about it, it will not be forgotten."