Also striking the bell was Yuji Hosaka, a professor at Sejong University.
He’s well-known for his efforts to try to correct history distorted by Japan, arguing for over 20 years that Dokdo Island is part of South Korean territory.
Participation by such contributors reflects Korea’s strong determination to fix the wrongs made by Japan.
“It’s been 74 years since Korea’s liberation, but our elders who were dragged into forced labor by Japan still haven’t been compensated. Resolving their sorrows is the only way to be truly liberated. We came from Gwangju to unite against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruthless economic invasion.”
“The ceremony revives the spirit of those who have fought hard for an independent Korea. And coming amid escalating tensions with Japan, it’s another opportunity for Koreans to stand united against Japan’s influence over the country. Park Hee-jun, Arirang News.”
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