Dokdo, Beautiful Island of Korea

Dokdo, Beautiful Island of Korea

Dokdo, a peaceful island of Korea in the East Sea… It harbors deep scars from a painful past. In 1904, driven by imperialist ambitions, Japan waged war against Russia. The following year, Japan illegally incorporated Dokdo as an outpost for keeping watch over Russian naval fleets, calling it a “terra nullius”, or “no man’s land.” This illegal incorporation was executed

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Japan releases controversial document claiming South Korean islet as its own

Japan releases controversial document claiming South Korean islet as its own

Japan once again made territorial claims on Korea’s easternmost Dokdo Island, …rekindling the two countries’ decades-long territorial dispute. Tokyo’s Cabinet Secretariat website published a report on Tuesday,… which contains various documents and news articles that support Japan’s misguided claims. Dokdo was taken over by Japan as part of its oppressive colonization of Korea. While the islets were rightfully restored to

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