Last updated: January 6, 2018

Geographical Index: Asian History: Japanese History: 20th Century:

Topical Index: Types: Wartime Sexual Violence: 20th-Century Warfares:


ASIA-PACIFIC WAR (1941-1945)


Prosecution: Trials: International Military Tribunal for the Far East, War Crimes Trials in the Netherlands East Indies

Cases: Real Victims: Walter Dempster, Jr., Maria Rosa Henson, Okpun Yi, Sangok Yi, Sunok Yi, Tŭngnam Yi, Yongnyŏ Yi, Yongsu Yi, Yŏngsuk Yi, Turi Yun

Representations: Comics: Osamu Tezuka

Types: Forced Prostitution: "Comfort Women"



[Info] Plesch, Dan. Human Rights after Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes. Washington, D.C., 2017.

[Info] Yap, Felicia. »Between Silence and Narration: European and Asian Women on War Brutalities in Japanese-Occupied Territories.« Gendered Wars, Gendered Memories: Feminist Conversations on War, Genocide and Political Violence. Edited by Ayşe G. Altinay et al. London 2016: 55-67.