All posts from in,

South Korean sets himself on fire in anti-Japan 'comfort women' protest

© Reuters. A man sets himself on fire during a weekly anti-Japan rally in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean man in his eighties set himself on fire on Wednesday during a protest calling for Japan to apologize for forcing Korean women to work in military brothels during World War Two, days ahead of the anniversary of the end of hostilities.

The self-immolation came during a regular weekly demonstration outside the...