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"I will take the case to the International Court of Justice. I will definitely go," said 92-year-old Lee Yong-soo, a victim of sexual slavery who sought compensation from the Japanese government over wartime sufferings. A South Korean court rejected the lawsuit.

"I will take the case to the International Court of Justice. I will definitely go," said 92-year-old Lee Yong-soo, a victim of sexual slavery who sought compensation from the Japanese government over wartime sufferings. A South Korean court rejected the lawsuit.

"I will take the case to the International Court of Justice. I will definitely go," said 92-year-old Lee Yong-soo, a victim of sexual slavery who sought compensation from the Japanese government over wartime sufferings. A South Korean court rejected the lawsuit.

"I will take the case to the International Court of Justice. I will definitely go," said 92-year-old Lee Yong-soo, a victim of sexual slavery who sought compensation from the Japanese government over wartime sufferings. A South Korean court rejected the lawsuit.

"I will take the case to the International Court of Justice. I will definitely go," said 92-year-old Lee Yong-soo, a victim of sexual slavery who sought compensation from the Japanese government over wartime sufferings. A South Korean court rejected the lawsuit.

A South Korean court dismissed a lawsuit against Japan to compensate women forced to work in its World War II-era brothels. Former “comfort woman” Lee Yong-soo spoke to the media after the Wednesday ruling in Seoul. More:

"When I die and meet the victims who have already passed away, I can tell them that I resolved this issue.” Lee Yong-soo, 92, survivor of Japanese wartime Imperial Army's sexual slavery, pushes back against Harvard professor's "prostituion" claims.

Lee Yong-soo, a South Korean victim of Japanese wartime sexual slavery, says she’d like to see young Koreans and Japanese meeting to discuss their fraught history.

When 17-year-old Lee Yong-soo returned home to South Korea in 1945 after years as a child sex slave for Japanese troops, her family, having given her up for dead, thought she was a ghost.

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Lee Yong-soo is one of an estimated 200,000 Korean women who were forced into sex slavery during Japan's occupation from 1910 to 1945. Today, only 27 registered survivors remain.

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