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seodaemun prison camp

seodaemun prison camp

built in the early 1900s to hold korean nationalists during the japanese occupation of korea. after wwii, the south korean government used the prison until it was shut down in the 1980s. reopened as a museum in the 90s._DSC7356high school romance at the prison.

_DSC7370a boy reads a pokemon book, a character created by japanese video game designer satoshi tajiri, in front of a wall of koreans held at the camp during the occupation.

_DSC7392interrogation scenes.

_DSC7398bamboo under the nails torture.

_DSC7411solitary._DSC7454angry guard.

_DSC7405an elementary school kid on a field trip chokes a guard mannequin in one the torture chambers.

_DSC7463the former prison lies west of dongnimmun station on the seoul subway line 3.

korea, china, manchuria and the pacific under japanese occupation.

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