Buddhist community release a statement on the issue of sexual slavery by Japanese military before and during WWII.Monk Hyejin, Director of General Affairs for the Korean Buddhist Commission on Human Rights, Their own statement on the issue of Japanese military 'comfort women' on behalf of the Buddhist community.
The Subcommittee on Women of the Korean Buddhist Commission on Human Rights launches a committee working to build House of Sharing as a communal home for the victims of Japanese military 'comfort women'.The Korean Buddihist Commission on Human Rights(Chairman Song Wol-Joo) opens the first House of Sharing.
Pianist Roh Young-Shim's House of Sharing Concert
Museum of Sexual Slavery by Japanese Military opens.
4th year anniversary of Museum of Sexual Slavery by Japanese Military.
Park Ok-Sun 'halmoni' from China joins the House of Sharing community.
Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni' takes part in testimonial hearing held in Florida, US.
The 3rd "Love Country Campaign" held in Gwangju city.
Lee Ok-sun 'halmoni' attends Brown University and gives her testimony.
The 2nd "Peace Road" campaign with the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery.
'Halmonis' attend March 1st Movement Commemoration Day events taking place around the Jongno district.
Korean and Japanese high school cultural exchange camp/program opens.
the Invitation seminar with Professor Levine of Boston University.
Parents' Day Events.
Special events for the 5th year anniversary of the Museum of Sexual Slavery by Japanese Military.
Kim Gun-Ja 'halmoni' and Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni' submit their renunciation of nationality to the Blue House, Cheongwadae.
Korean-Japanese Peace Education program (part of "Peace Road" campaign) starts.
Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni' gives her testimony at Tokyo Keizai University and Hitotsubashi Univeristy.
House of Sharing opens a debate in collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission of Korea.
The 4th "Peace Road" campaign with the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery.
Park Doo-Ri 'halmoni' passes away.
The 8th "Peace Road" campaign with the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery.
'Special exhibit "The Roots of 'Han'" *note: "han" is an untranslateable word that denotes deep sorrow entangled with a sense of grave injustice.
The 9th "Peace Road" campaign with the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery.
The 10th "Peace Road" campaign for Korean and Japanese unversity students. Kim Gun-Ja 'halmoni' attends a hearing in the US House of Representatives as a victim of Japanese military sexual slavery.
Ji Dol-Yi 'halmoni' passes away.
The 12th "Peace Road" campaign with the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery.
Outdoor special exhibit : "Living History & History Now" sponsored by Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation.
The 10th anniversary of Museum of Sexual Slavery by Japanese Military : "Silent Struggle" Symposium.
The 13th "Peace Road" campaign in Okinawa for Korean & Japanese University students.
President Roh Moo-Hyun passes away; pay respects at the memorial altar set up at Jogyesa temple.
The 3rd annual Korea Japan Peace Concert and 2009 Filial Piety festivities for the 'halmonis.'
Japanese monks from the 30th Korea Japan Buddhism Cultural Exchange event visit.
Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni' gives her testimony in Osaka, Japan.
Family Volunteering campaign from February to October.
The 15th "Peace Road" campaign for Korean & Japanese University students.
Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni' gives her testimony in Tokyo, Japan.
2010 House of Sharing "Meet and Greet" event.
Park Ok-Nyeon 'halmoni' passes away.
Congressman Eni Faleomavaega's third visit to the House of Sharing. 2011 Human Rights Camp (May~December). 2011 Filial piety festivities.
Overseas Testimonial Rally (New York - Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni'); Lee Ok-Sun is invited to the United the States Holocaust Memorial Center in NY.
2011 House of Sharing "Meet and Greet" event. House of Sharing driveway construction is completed.
Internship program and Docent program projects supported by Korean Museum Association begin.
Chinese Herbal Medicine project and Nursing Aides project supported by The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family start. Social welfare worker training program starts.
Monk Jaseung, Directing Manager of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism visits.
Park In-Hwan, Chairman of The Commission on Verification and Support for the Victims of Forced Mobilization under Japanese Colonialism in Korea visits House of Sharing.
Kim Hwa-Sun 'halmoni' passes away.
Human Rights Concern at the Seongnam City Hall. Special History Exhibit "Outreach Museum" at 9 middle & high schools (June~December).
Human Rights Camp.
Submitted an application to Seoul's Immigration Office requesting denial of entry to Suzuki Nobuyuki; 'halmonis' go to Seoul's Prosecutor's Office to file a lawsuit against Noboyuki.
"One Day Cafe" event to help constructing the Kim Hwa-seon Human Rights Center.
Wednesday Demonstrations for the National Independence Day
'US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega's fourth visit.
'US Congressman Mike Honda's third visit.
Invitation postcards are sent off to 478 Japanese congressman, 242 Japanese councilors, Prime Minister Noda, Tokyo Governor Ishihara, Mayor of Osaka Hashimoto, and others (total 724 Japanese politicians).
Japanese military 'comfort women' human rights concert at Chungju girls' high school and Seongnam city hall.
Minister of Gender Equality and Family Cho Yoon-Sun visits.
The 15th anniversary of Museum of Sexual Slavery by Japanese Military.
Lee Yong-Nyeo 'halmoni' passes away.
Public mourning ceremony for the late Lee Yong-Nyeo 'halmoni' during Wednesday Demonstration at Gwanghwamun square in Seoul.
Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni' and Kang Il-Chul 'halmoni' hold testimonial rally in Hokkaido, Japan.
Park Ok-Sun 'halmoni', Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni', and Kang Il-Chul 'halmoni' hold testimonial rally in Tokyo, Japan.
Special exhibit on Japanese military 'comfort women,' entitled "Beyond Remembrance, Cherish Peace" organized by the National Women's History Exhibition Hall.
Human rights concert with the victims of Japanese military sexual slavery at Seongnam city hall square.
Commemorative ancestral rites held for late Japanese military 'comfort women.'
Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni' bears witness at a testimonial event in Nagoya, Japan.
Bae Chun-Hee 'halmoni' passes away.
File lawsuit against Professor Park Yu-Ha's book "Comfort Women of the Empire."
Meeting with the Roman Catholic Pope Francis.
16th Anniversary of Museum of Sexual Slavery by Japanese Military.
Lee Ok-Sun halmoni's testimonial tour in Germany (Berlin, Dresden, Munich, Ulm).
Formal MOU agreement with Korea Yakult Co., Ltd.
Fall outing to the Korean Folk Village.
Korea Yakult Co., Ltd holds a "Rice Cake of Love" event where a volunteer team shares a rice cake meal with the halmonis.
Celebrity volunteer group visits.
2015 Memorial Ceremony.
2015 Filial Piety festivities.
Halmonis donate funds towards Nepal earthquake (NGO 'Goodhands').
Overseas reporters invited by ArirangTV visit.
Press conference in regards to US lawsuit filed against Japan and their thoughts on bi-lateral affairs in light of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty on Basic Relations between Japan and Korea.
Kim Wei-Han 'halmoni' passes away.
Director's cut (Director Cho Jung-Rae) screening of movie "Spirits' Homecoming."
National Assembly's Human Rights Forum awards the victims of Japanese military 'comfort women' "This Year's Human Rights Award."
The late Kim Wei-Han's "49 jae." *note: the "49 jae" is a Korean funeral rite. In Korean funereal culture, the spirit is believed to remain in this world for 49 days (7 weeks) after their day of passing. The "49 jae" is a kind of "threshold" day where those mourning the deceased send the spirit off into the next world.
70 years of Independence Human Rights Concert at Seongnam city.
Kang Il-Chul 'halmoni' bears witness in Atlanta, US.
17th anniversary of Museum of Sexual Slavery by Japanese Military.
Mayor of Seoul, Park Won-Soon visits.
HnAP Corporation (an investment company: ie. movie "Assassination") donates funds to House of Sharing.
International reporters and media outlets visit House of Sharing.
Lee Seong-Ho, Chairman of The National Human Rights Commission visits.
Gwangmyeong cave outing (invited by Gwangmyeong Mayor Yang Gi-Dae).
Korea Yakult Co., Ltd and House of Sharing MOU agreement.
Chungju Joongsan High School Human Rights Concert.
Donation funds from 4th annual provincial "Oullim Hanmadang" festival of Gyeonggi-do's united religions.
Representative of Justice Party Sim Sang Jung visits.
Floor leader of the Saenuri Party Won Yoo-Chul visits.
Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea's Justice and Peace Committee visits.
Gyeonggi-do Governor Nam Kyung-Pil visits.
National Assemblyman Jung Cheong-Rae visits
Goyang city Mayor Choi Sung visits.
Lee Ok-Sun 'halmoni' and Kang Il-Chul 'halmoni' hold testimonial rally in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan.
Venerable monk Song Wol-ju and women buddhist group from the Younghwasa temple visit.
Halmonis are invited to Movie "Spirits' Homecoming" VIP premiere show at Seoul Megabox theatre.
Goyang city Mayor Choi Sung visits (Goyang Metropolitan Choir's visiting performance).
Memorial ceremony for the late Japanese military "comfort women" halmonis & ground breaking ceremony for memorial archive.
2016 Filial Piety festivities.
Goyang city Flower Expo outing.
Gwangmyeong city cave outing.
Formal sponsorship agreement with Gwangmyeong cith cave.
18th Anniversary for Museum of Sexual Slavery by Japanese Military.
Attends Indepedence Day events held at the Gangwon Provincial Office.
Fundraising campaign and press conference for the application filed for registration as UNESCO documentary heritage.
The 14th annual YWCA Korean Women of Distinction Awards awarded to victims of Japanese military sexual slavery.