Labour group members clash with police officers near the Japanese Consulate General in Busan, South Korea, on Tuesday, over the installation of  a statue symbolising Korean workers forcibly taken to Japan during its 1910-1945 colonial rule. Photo: Kyodo

South Korea clashes as activists try to erect statue in honour of labourers who were kidnapped and taken to Japan – outside Japanese consulate

Authorities block installation of statue in front of Japanese consulate in Busan that memorialises Korean workers forcibly taken to Japan during colonial rule

Topic |   South Korea

TOP PICKS

Labour group members clash with police officers near the Japanese Consulate General in Busan, South Korea, on Tuesday, over the installation of  a statue symbolising Korean workers forcibly taken to Japan during its 1910-1945 colonial rule. Photo: Kyodo
READ FULL ARTICLE