South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: AP

Moon Jae-in’s administration faces calls to investigate war crimes amid rising awareness of South Korea’s atrocities in Vietnam

  • South Korean troops have long been accused of committing at least 80 massacres in Vietnam, resulting in the deaths of some 9,000 men, women and children
  • Groups from Vietnam and South Korea have called for Seoul to conduct an investigation and apologise, while critics in Japan have lashed out at the country’s ‘shocking hypocrisy’
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: AP
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