An anti-Japanese rally in the South Korean capital, Seoul, to mark the anniversary of the liberation from Japan's colonial rule. Photo: AFP
Wee Kek Koon
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Korea under Japanese rule: the violent killing of a queen that led to a century of animosity

Queen Min was fiercely opposed to Japan’s designs on her country. Her brutal murder galvanised a nation against its oppressors, a sentiment that continues to this day

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An anti-Japanese rally in the South Korean capital, Seoul, to mark the anniversary of the liberation from Japan's colonial rule. Photo: AFP
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