Saturday, March 23, 2013

Photo campaign from Memory of a Forgetten War screening

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The Korean War (1950-1953) was devastating. It pitted military forces from the United States, South Korea, and 16 other countries against North Korean and Chinese combatants. Three years of fighting took a horrific human toll – the deaths of 3 million civilians and nearly 1.5 million combatants. It decimated Korea’s natural and social infrastructure and left 10 million Koreans separated from family members for over half a century. The hostilities from this war persist today because the fighting ended in an armistice agreement, not a peace treaty. A legacy of this 6 decades of unremitting animosity prevents the reunion of tens of thousands Korean Americans separated from relatives in North Korea and keeps the United States and especially North Korea perpetually at the brink of war.

The new film, Memory of Forgotten War ( brings these concerns to light and asks audiences to stand for an end to the Korean War and reconciliation among the warring parties.The mosaic of faces in this Peace in Korea blog is evidence of the expanding call for the United States to commit to ending the armistice agreement and bringing to a close America’s longest, modern war.

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