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South Korea Apologises For "Sex Torture" In 1980 By Martial Law Troops

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 1:48 PM

South Korea's defence ministry broke decades of silence to apologise for martial-law troops raping women including teenagers when they crushed a pro-democracy uprising in 1980. Defence minister Jeong Kyeong-doo issued a public apology for inflicting of "unspeakable, deep scars and pain" on "innocent women" who were raped and subjected to "sex-torture" by soldiers cracking down on protests against a-military coup by general Chun Doo-hwan.