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Uniqlo ad sparks protests and parody in S. Korea

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 01:45

A commercial by Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo has stirred a consumer backlash in South Korea amid accusations that it mocks victims of wartime forced labor and brothel workers, reopening deep wounds from Japan's colonial past. Francesca Lynagh reports.

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A commercial by Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo has stirred a consumer backlash in South Korea amid accusations that it mocks victims of wartime forced labor and brothel workers, reopening deep wounds from Japan's colonial past. Francesca Lynagh reports.

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Uniqlo ad sparks protests and parody in S. Korea

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 01:45