After 38 years, the Korean government recognized for the first time that the military in the Gwangju incident involved sexual assault.

[Global Network Comprehensive Report] On the 31st, the South Korean government admitted for the first time that in the Gwangju incident from May 18 to 27, 1980, the soldiers of the martial law forces held force. “Sexual torture, sexual assault” And revealed that the future will enter a higher level of investigation procedures.

Gwangju “5·18 Graveyard”

Taiwan Media 31 The Japanese media cited the Korean media. During the Gwangju incident, in addition to the bloody suppression of the South Korean military government, there were frequent sexual violence incidents such as sexual assault and sexual torture. The Korean National Human Rights Commission, the Women’s Family Department and the Ministry of National Defense The group investigation team has investigated the above related cases since June and announced the results of the investigation today.

According to the survey results, from the 19th to the 21st of the Gwangju incident, there were 17 sexual assaults and several cases of sexual harassment and sexual torture. The victims of these 17 sexual assaults, aged between 10 and 30, have students, housewives or office workers, and most of the victims have been accused of being threatened by soldiers and being raped by at least two soldiers. .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *