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South Korean bishop calls for war-crimes investigation

May 16, 2017

A South Korean bishop has called for an investigation into war crimes committed by South Korean troops against Vietnamese civilians during the Vietnam War.

“I know that we cannot avoid or turn away from the truth of history,” said Bishop Peter Kang U-il of Cheju. “The investigation into the massacre of Vietnamese civilians by Korean soldiers should be done.”

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  • Posted by: [email protected] - May. 28, 2017 11:53 PM ET USA

    Will try this again. Unless this bishop was there don't consider yourself an expert on what was happening over forty years ago. I was there and am proud to call the Korean troops brothers. Attacks were frequent by black pajama VC who would come from the villages and attack the troop camps. Harsh results limited these attacks as opposed to the hands tied behind the back of US troops. The PC writeup won't show this.