It is therefore particularly disturbing when the Center backed out of a written agreement for a statue to commemorate the victims of World War II sex trafficking (“Civil Rights Center cancels ‘comfort women’ memorial,” News, March 3). What does this say about the Center’s commitment to educating the public on such an important human rights issue? The planned memorial is not “just history,” sex trafficking is happening today, as you read this, in our city.
Shame on the leadership of the Center for bowing to pressure from Japanese interests.
JOANN WEISS, LAWRENCEVILLE