The documentary film “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue” tells how scholars and activists from many countries, as well as Korea and Japan, see the issue.

To give his audience impartial information about the wartime sexual slavery that put Korea and Japan poles apart, filmmaker Miki Dezaki included interviews with some controversial figures. These included Park Yu-ha of Sejong University in Seoul, who was criticized for her book “Comfort Women of the Empire” for allegedly “defaming” victims, and Yoshiko Sakurai, a Japanese journalist who was sued by Takashi Uemura ― the journalist who broke the story about comfort women ― for defamation.

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