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Former sex slaves reject Japan and South Korea's 'comfort women' accord

Former sex slaves reject Japan and South Korea's 'comfort women' accord | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Deal made us look like fools, say women forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels
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Japan-South Korea deal over 'comfort women' draws mixed reaction | The Japan Times

Japan-South Korea deal over 'comfort women' draws mixed reaction | The Japan Times | Comfort women | Scoop.it
A Japan-South Korea accord reached Monday to settle the issue of women who were forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels drew a mixed reaction f
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Akkoord tussen Japan en Zuid-Korea over seksslavinnen tijdens WOII

Akkoord tussen Japan en Zuid-Korea over seksslavinnen tijdens WOII | Comfort women | Scoop.it
De zogenoemde "troostmeisjes" zijn al lang een twistpunt tussen beide landen. Japan biedt nu formeel zijn verontschuldigingen aan en betaalt een schadevergoeding.
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Asahi Shimbun admits errors in past 'comfort women' stories | The Japan Times

Asahi Shimbun admits errors in past 'comfort women' stories | The Japan Times | Comfort women | Scoop.it
The Asahi Shimbun admits to serious errors in many articles on the "comfort women" issue, retracting all stories going back decades that quoted a Japanese man who claimed he kidnapped about 200 Korean women and forced them to work at wartime Japanese military brothels.
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Striving for “Normalization” – Korea-Japan Civic Cooperation and the Attempt to Resolve the “Comfort Women” problem | The Asia-Pacific Journal

Striving for “Normalization” – Korea-Japan Civic Cooperation and the Attempt to Resolve the “Comfort Women” problem | The Asia-Pacific Journal | Comfort women | Scoop.it
The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus. In-depth critical analysis of the forces shaping the Asia-Pacific . . . and the world.
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South Korean schools to get teaching materials on ‘comfort women’ - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

South Korean schools to get teaching materials on ‘comfort women’ - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun | Comfort women | Scoop.it
SEOUL--The South Korean government said it will provide schools with teaching materials on “comfort women” to counter “distortions of history” by Japan and “conservative” Japanese organizations.
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South Korea-Japan talks on 'comfort women' in final stage, Park says in interview | The Japan Times

South Korea-Japan talks on 'comfort women' in final stage, Park says in interview | The Japan Times | Comfort women | Scoop.it
There has been "considerable progress" between South Korea and Japan on the "comfort women" issue and negotiations on the matter are "in the final stage,"
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Japanse politicus verdedigt systeem van 'troostmeisjes' in Wereldoorlog II

Japanse politicus verdedigt systeem van 'troostmeisjes' in Wereldoorlog II | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Een prominente Japanse politicus heeft het systeem van 'troostmeisjes', waarbij meisjes en vrouwen vóór en tijdens de Tweede ...
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Japan heroverweegt excuses aan seksslavinnen uit WO II

Japan heroverweegt excuses aan seksslavinnen uit WO II | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Japan gaat kritisch kijken naar de excuses die het land in de jaren 90 heeft gemaakt aan de zogenoemde 'troostmeisjes'. Dat zijn de vrouwen die ...
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Japanese opposition to 'comfort women' statue in Sydney

Japanese opposition to 'comfort women' statue in Sydney | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Campaigners for a statue in Sydney honouring up to 200,000 women forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during the WWII say they've been bombarded with correspondence from Japan opposing the plan. Sydney's Korean and Chinese communities have been lobbying for the memorial, arguing there's no statue in Australia acknowleding the suffering of women subjected to sexual abuse during conflict.
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Murayama raps Abe over sex slaves

Murayama raps Abe over sex slaves | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Former Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama on Thursday blasted Shinzo Abe for considering revising the 1993 Kono statement, the first official acknowledgment that the Imperial Japanese Army had forced women into ...
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Hoe de Japanse premier zich stilaan opzadelt met een zwaar diplomatiek probleem

Hoe de Japanse premier zich stilaan opzadelt met een zwaar diplomatiek probleem | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Het beruchte 'Bloedbad van Nanking' van 1937 vond nooit plaats en de Amerikanen hebben dat verzonnen om de eigen oorlogsmisdaden te verdoezelen. Dat ...
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Abe Shinzo: Japan’s New Prime Minister a Far-Right Denier of History 安倍晋三 新しい日本の首相は極右の歴史否定論者 :: JapanFocus

Abe Shinzo: Japan’s New Prime Minister a Far-Right Denier of History 安倍晋三 新しい日本の首相は極右の歴史否定論者 :: JapanFocus | Comfort women | Scoop.it
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Een aanval op Premier Abe Shinzo: hij weigert nog steeds comfort women te erkennen en wil die thema uit de tekstboeken verwijderen. Op andere momenten wanneer het hem past, erkent hij wel comfort women. Maar toch weigert hij nog altijd zich te verontschuldigen.

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Park calls on South Korea to support 'comfort women' deal with Japan | The Japan Times

Park calls on South Korea to support 'comfort women' deal with Japan | The Japan Times | Comfort women | Scoop.it
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Thursday called on her people to support the deal on wartime sex slavery brokered with Japan on Monday. Her call ca
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Full text of announcement on 'comfort women' issue by Japanese, South Korean foreign ministers | The Japan Times

Full text of announcement on 'comfort women' issue by Japanese, South Korean foreign ministers | The Japan Times | Comfort women | Scoop.it
The following is an English translation provided by the Foreign Ministry of the announcement that Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean count
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Seoul protests reports saying it might move 'comfort women' statue | The Japan Times

Seoul protests reports saying it might move 'comfort women' statue | The Japan Times | Comfort women | Scoop.it
The South Korean government lodged a protest with Japan on Saturday over Japanese media reports that say Seoul is considering relocating a statue of a girl
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Into the final stretch: Japan parsing Park's comments on progress with comfort women talks- Nikkei Asian Review

Into the final stretch: Japan parsing Park's comments on progress with comfort women talks- Nikkei Asian Review | Comfort women | Scoop.it
TOKYO -- Japan is scrambling to figure out the intent of South Korean President Park Geun-hye's remarks that Tokyo and Seoul have made "considerable p
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Japan, South Korea send conflicting signals on 'comfort women' feud

Japan, South Korea send conflicting signals on 'comfort women' feud | Comfort women | Scoop.it
As Japan and South Korea near their 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties, the two are sending conflicting signals over whether they can resolve a feud over "comfort women" forced to work in
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“Asahi Shimbun” Coverage of the Comfort Women Issue Through the Years

“Asahi Shimbun” Coverage of the Comfort Women Issue Through the Years | Comfort women | Scoop.it
On August 5, 2014, the Asahi Shimbun ran an article assessing its past coverage of the comfort women issue, admitting many factual errors including the 32-year-old testimony of Yoshida Seiji. What came to light through this article, however, was not so much the truth about comfort women as the mutually skewed debate in both Japan and South Korea, which share a peculiar postwar history.
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LDP executive, South Korea's Park agree on need to resolve issue of wartime forced prostitution | The Japan Times

LDP executive, South Korea's Park agree on need to resolve issue of wartime forced prostitution | The Japan Times | Comfort women | Scoop.it
A leading member of the Liberal Democratic Party and South Korea's president agree on the need to settle the "comfort women" impasse within the lifetimes of the aging victims.
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Seksslavinnen uit WOII eisen ontslag burgemeester van Osaka

Seksslavinnen uit WOII eisen ontslag burgemeester van Osaka | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Twee Koreaanse voormalige seksslavinnen eisen het ontslag van de burgemeester van de Japanse stad Osaka. Toru Hashimoto verrechtvaardigt de praktijk ...
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Japan, South Korea to discuss 'comfort women' almost 70 years after World War II

Japan, South Korea to discuss 'comfort women' almost 70 years after World War II | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Every single week for the past 22 years, a group of elderly South Korean women has camped outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, enduring the heat and humidity of the region's monsoonal summer and the sub-zero temperatures of the brutal Korean winter.
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Abe: Kono sex slave apology stands

Abe: Kono sex slave apology stands | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Japan will not retract its 1993 apology for forcing women into sexual slavery in military brothels during the war, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday in an attempt to ease ...
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(LEAD) Ex-Japanese PM meets former Korean sex slaves

(LEAD) Ex-Japanese PM meets former Korean sex slaves
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The 'comfort women' for whom WWII never stopped

The 'comfort women' for whom WWII never stopped | Comfort women | Scoop.it
Elderly women once forced to work in Japan's military brothels live out their days in a retirement home adjacent to a museum that documents their plight.
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