Korean Comic Artist Charged with Anti-Semitism


Rhie Won-bok of Duksung Women's University was recently accused of anti-Semitism by an activist group called the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Rhie's comic Far Country, Neighbor Country was criticized for "depicting Jewish influence in the U.S. media." According to report, Rhie apologized and expressed that "he was neither anti-Semitic nor out to criticize Jews: 'I drew the cartoons based on data I gathered while living in the U.S. for two years.'"

Source: The Chosun Ilbo

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