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— by Keiji Hirano: An award-winning photojournalist has shed light on forgotten Japanese women, who married Korean men and moved to North Korea in a 1959-1984 repatriation project…

Image: Akiko Ota, a Japanese wife in North Korea, looks out a car window in Hamhung in November 2018, courtesy of Noriko Hayashi

June 16, 2019 — 12:23