Overseas Korean Groups: Sakhalin Koreans, Korean Diaspora, Korean American, Koryo-Saram, Koreans in the Arab World, Koreans in China Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781155788456

Published: September 4th 2011

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Overseas Korean Groups: Sakhalin Koreans, Korean Diaspora, Korean American, Koryo-Saram, Koreans in the Arab World, Koreans in China  by  Source Wikipedia

Overseas Korean Groups: Sakhalin Koreans, Korean Diaspora, Korean American, Koryo-Saram, Koreans in the Arab World, Koreans in China by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 49. Chapters: Sakhalin Koreans, Korean diaspora, Korean American, Koryo-saram, Koreans in the Arab world, KoreansMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 49. Chapters: Sakhalin Koreans, Korean diaspora, Korean American, Koryo-saram, Koreans in the Arab world, Koreans in China, Koreans in Africa, Korean immigration to Hawaii, Koreans in Vietnam, Koreans in Argentina, Koreans in Germany, Koreans in South Africa, Korean New Zealander, Koreans in Hong Kong, Koreans in the United Kingdom, Koreans in Mongolia, Koreans in India, Koreans in Singapore, Koreans in the Czech Republic, Koreans in the Netherlands, Koreans in Malaysia, Koreans in Micronesia, Koreans in Indonesia, Koreans in Paraguay, Koreans in Iran, Koreans in France, North Koreans in Russia, List of Koryo-saram, Koreans in Poland, Koreans in Chile, Korean Canadian, Koreans in Spain, Koreans in Peru, Koreans in Taiwan, Korean Brazilian, Korean Australian, Koreans in Uruguay, Koreans in Guatemala, Koreans in Sri Lanka, Korean immigration to Mexico, List of people of Korean descent in Canada.

Excerpt: Sakhalin Koreans are Russian citizens and residents of Korean descent living on Sakhalin Island, who trace their roots to the immigrants from the Gyeongsang and Jeolla provinces of Korea during the late 1930s and early 1940s, the latter half of the Japanese colonial era.

At the time, the southern half of Sakhalin Island, then known as Karafuto Prefecture, was under the control of the Empire of Japan- the Japanese government both recruited and forced Korean labourers into service and shipped them to Karafuto to fill labour shortages resulting from World War II. The Red Army invaded Karafuto days before Japans surrender- while all but a few Japanese there repatriated successfully, almost one-third of the Koreans could not secure permission to depart either to Japan or their home towns in South Korea.

For the next forty years, they lived in exile. In 1985, the Japanese government offered transit rights and funding for the repatriatio...



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