Nguyen Thi Thanh gives testimony in Seoul in 2018 about the attacks on Phong Nhi hamlet. Photo: Korea-Vietnam Peace Foundation Nguyen Thi Thanh gives testimony in Seoul in 2018 about the attacks on Phong Nhi hamlet. Photo: Korea-Vietnam Peace Foundation
Nguyen Thi Thanh gives testimony in Seoul in 2018 about the attacks on Phong Nhi hamlet. Photo: Korea-Vietnam Peace Foundation
South Korea

Vietnam war survivors push Seoul to compensate for Korean troop atrocities

  • Victims of massacres at Phong Nhi and Phong Nhut are seeking compensation from Seoul, in the first lawsuit of its kind being tried in South Korea
  • Discussions of atrocities committed by Korean troops has long been a taboo, but hearings continue for a law pushing for investigations into the allegations

Topic |   South Korea
Nguyen Thi Thanh gives testimony in Seoul in 2018 about the attacks on Phong Nhi hamlet. Photo: Korea-Vietnam Peace Foundation Nguyen Thi Thanh gives testimony in Seoul in 2018 about the attacks on Phong Nhi hamlet. Photo: Korea-Vietnam Peace Foundation
Nguyen Thi Thanh gives testimony in Seoul in 2018 about the attacks on Phong Nhi hamlet. Photo: Korea-Vietnam Peace Foundation
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