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Wednesday Demonstration

1992. 01. 08 The 1st Wednesday Demonstration
1992. 12. 02 Launching of National Fund Raising Movement for the Halmonies.
1992. 12. 23 50th; Citizens' Gathering to call for the full investigation of the forced draft of "comfort women."
1993. 12. 22 100th Wednesday Demonstration
1994. 07. 20
127th; Held during the visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Murayama to South Korea to protest against the Japan's plan of "Asian Women's Fund"
1995. 05. 03 163th; Continued to protest against compensation through the private "Asian Women's Fund." led by 10 members of the National Assembly and its research groups on the "comfort women" issue.
1996. 01. 17 200th; demanding Japan's prompt acceptance of the report by the UN's Special Rapporteur
1996. 05. 29 218th; A letter protesting against "Asian Women's Fund" was sent to the Prime Minster Hashimoto
1997. 01. 29 250th Wednesday Demonstration
1998. 02. 18 300th; held in front of both the Japanese embassy and Top-gol Park..
1998. 06. 03 315th; Opposing the screening of the Japanese movie, "Pride - The Fateful Moment," which depicted the A-class WWII criminal Tozo Hideki as a hero.
1998. 09. 30 331th. The Korea-Japan Solidarity rally upon the President Kim Daejung's visit to Japan.
1999. 03. 17 353th; held before the Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi's visit to Korea, condemning the revival of Japanese militarism and the passing of the new legislation "The New Guidelines for US-Japan Defense Cooperation"
1999. 10. 20 382th; upon the meeting between Prime Minster Obuchi and Prime Minster Jong-pil Kim in Jeju Island.
1999. 12. 01 387th; held at a park in Gwanghwamoon Sageori due to the relocation of the Japanese Embassy
1999. 12. 29 391th; Ending the 20th century, various cultural events were held in the hope that such atrocities as military sexual slavery would never be repeated in the new millennium.
2000. 01. 05 392th; The first demonstration of the New Millennium, led by the Prepatory Committee of the Student Court for the Women's International War Crimes Tribunal on Japan's Military Sexual Slavery 2000."
2000. 03. 01 400th Wednesday Demonstration
2000. 08. 09 422th. Launching of a domestic campaign for the Tribunal 2000 and announced the making of a joint indictment with North Korea.
2000. 09 ~ 12 Nation-wide demonstrations for the success of the Women's International War Crimes Tribunal on Japan's Military Sexual Slavery (Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Daegu, Changwon)
2000. 12. 27 441th; Briefing Session on the Tribunal 2000 and a memorial service for the deceased Halmonies
2001. 03. 14 451th; Formed a human-chain censuring the retrogressive revision of the Japanese history textbooks
2001. 07 ~ 08 The Demonstrations in front of the Japanese Embassy were blocked by the Korean Police.
2001. 08. 15 472th; celebrating the 56th anniversary of Korea's independence, Korea-Japan solidarity rally to censure the Prime Minster Koizumi's visits to Yasukuni shrine and the reemerging of Japanese militarism
2001. 12. 26 490th. Briefing Session on the final ruling of the Tribunal 2000 and a memorial service for the deceased Halmonies
2002. 03. 13 500th Wednesday Demonstration
2002. 04. 10 504th; Urging Japan to redress the distortions in the Japanese history textbook, "The Latest Japanese History," which was to be used in high schools in Japan
2003. 02. 12 545th; A member of Japanese house of councilors, Tomiko Okazaki participated in the demonstration and reported the submitting of the Bill for " "Promotion of Resolution for Issues concerning Victims of Wartime Sexual Coercion Act " in the Japanese Diet
2003. 04. 16 554th; Attended representatives from the two Korean labor unions and ILO who had attended the "international symposium to resolve the issues of the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery and Forced Labor"
2003. 06. 04 561th; Upon the President Roh Moo-hyun's visit to Japan, Civic Groups' Solidarity rally and press conference were held to urge Japan to take appropriate measures to redress its past crimes
2003. 08. 06 570th; Send-off ceremony for the Halmonies who were visiting Japan to hold a rally commemorating the 58th anniversary of Korea's independence
2003. 12. 03 586th; "Don't make any more victims!"- protest against troop dispatch to Iraq.
2004. 02. 04 demonstration was hosted by Halmonies themselves.
2004. 03. 17 600th. "600 People's Proclamation" to restore the victims' honor and to wish for peace
2004. 08. 11 619th; Declaring the Peace Week to celebrate the 59th anniversary of Korea's independence.
2004. 12. 01 634th; hosted by a Japanese association "to promote peace in Korean peninsula by receiving post-war compensation from the Japanese government"
2005. 01. 19 641th; launching of a campaign, "60th; anniversary of Korea’s independence: Justice for ‘Comfort Women’!"
2005. 03. 02 646th; Celebrating 3.8 International Women's Day, "60th; anniversary of Korea’s independence: leaving behind the history of disgrace, stepping toward independent reunification!"
2005. 06. 22 662th; participated by activists and women's studies scholars who attended the 9th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women.
2005. 07. 13 665th; Denouncing the ludicrous remarks made by the Japanese Minster of Education Nakayama
2005. 08. 31 672th; Demanding legal compensation for the "comfort women" upon the disclosure of documents from the Korea-Japan treaty in 1965
2005. 11. 16 683th Demonstration celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Korean Council
2006. 03. 01 698th Wednesday Demonstration commemorating the 3.1 Movement Day at Mt. Geumgang
2006. 03. 15 700th; solidarity rallies were held in 14 cities in 8 nations
2006. 08. 09 721th; marking the 61st anniversary of Korea's independence, Global Solidarity Demonstration with the Amnesty International (held simultaneously in 27 countries including Canada, Hong Kong, Nepal, USA, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Israel, Mongolia, Japan, Switzerland, Poland, and Malaysia)
2007. 01. 24 745th; Launching of the 2007 campaign to build the War and Women's Human Rights Museum
2007. 03. 21 753th; Civic Groups' Solidarity rally to censure the Japanese government's denial of the compulsory mobilization
2007. 08. 15 774th; Global Solidarity Demonstration celebrating the 62nd anniversary of Korea's Independence (10 countries 13 cities)
2008. 02. 13 800th Wednesday Demonstration.
2008. 03. 05 803th; Global Solidarity Demonstration celebrating 3.8 International Women's Day (7 countries 11 cities)
2008. 03. 08 Wednesday Demonstrations won the 20th "the Women's Movement of the Year," awarded by the Korean Women's Association United
2009. 08. 12 878th; The Global Solidarity Demonstration marking the 64th anniversary of Korea's Independence (7 countries and 12 cities)
2010. 01. 13 900th; Announcing the 500,000 signature collecting campaign to push a legislative solution to the "comfort women" issue
2010. 08. 11 930th; Global Solidarity Demonstration to resolve the "comfort women" issue commemorating the 100th anniversary of Japan's Coercive annexation of Korea and the 65th anniversary of Korea's independence
2010. 11. 17 944th; the 20th Anniversary of the Korean Council
2011. 01. 05 951th; the 19th Anniversary of Wednesday Demonstration
2011. 12. 14
1000th Wednesday Demonstration and the unveiling of the Peace Monument "Pyeonghwa-bi"
 
How to Attend the Wednesday Protest When you come to front of the Japanese Embassy ant 12 o'clock p.m. (noon) on Wednesday, you can attend the protest, please contact the korean Council in advance