A Quest for Truth and Justice
by Revd David Grosch-Miller
The island of JeJu is described in the tourist brochures as the Hawaii of Korea and its beaches, golf resorts and tea plantations give substance to the claim. It is a place of great natural beauty and welcomes many visitors from mainland Korea and beyond. But for many years this idyllic spot hid a terrible secret. At the end of World War II the people of Korea looked forward to a future free from the brutality and exploitation of Japanese occupation. Korea had always been one nation, even during the worst of the years of oppression, and the people of JeJu held to that conviction as the superpowers of Russia and the USA pursued their own regional ambitions.
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