The monk burned himself because of the sexual exploitation of Korean women during world war II

A Buddhist monk in Seoul, set himself on fire in protest against the sexual exploitation of Korean women during world war II. On Sunday, January 8, reports “bi-Bi-si”.

Male (he ‘ 64) received third-degree burns and is unconscious.

According to the publication, the protest of the monk was directed against the agreement between Seoul and Tokyo, according to which in the Japanese brothels were forcibly sent tens of thousands of girls, including Koreans.

Self-immolation was taken during a demonstration against South Korean President Park Geun-Hye.

On 9 December, the Parliament of South Korea voted to impeach President Park Geun-Hye and the suspension of its powers. The reason for the political crisis in the country has become a corruption scandal involving a close friend of the head of state Choi sung-SIL. She is accused of pressure on the largest commercial companies with the purpose of transfer of their money in two non-profit Foundation.