▲ Attorneys and civic activists from both Korea and Japan, who have been suing in Korea and Japan on the issue of past history, held a press conference at Ningyo-cho ward in Tokyo, Japan on November 11. "We need to solve the problem."
Lawyers and civic activists from both Koreas and Japan made a statement in Japan today (11th) and urged them to "solve the issue through dialogue rather than confrontation."
In a statement issued at a press conference in Tokyo today, they said, "The resolution of forced recruitment and the working mentality problem is an unavoidable task to improve the worsened relations between Korea and Japan." Respecting this is the first step towards improving bilateral relations. "
"The two governments must immediately correct their attitudes to avoid political conflicts between the countries without deliberately facing the victims' damages," he said. "We must cooperate to realize the problem-solving initiative through independent consultation between the parties. "He said.
On the day, the statement was jointly supported by lawyers Jae-sung Lim, Lee Se-eun, Lee Sang-gap, Kim Jung-hee, and representatives from the Citizens' Association of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Affairs. Representatives participated.
In a statement, they repeatedly accused the Japanese government of "doing not promise," but the Korean Supreme Court ruled by interpreting the law on the premise of maintaining the Korea-Japan billing agreement. " In a given country, jurisdiction plays a role in protecting the human rights of minorities that politics cannot save. The judgment of the judiciary should be respected. ”
"The Korean Supreme Court's ruling on the issue of compulsory disciplinary work and the spirit of labor was to play a role as the last bulwark of human rights guarantees," he said. "We will be evaluated and not criticized. "We are blaming the Supreme Court's ruling."
"The criticism of the Korean Supreme Court's decision to admit the victim's claim is to impede the victim's legal relief and create new suffering." Is not. "
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