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Korean Church calls on Japan to atone for comfort women

SEOUL (UAN): A coalition made up of Catholic diocesan justice and peace committees, religious institutions and non-goernment organisiations in South Korea, has called on the Japanese government apologise for forcing Asian women—known as comfort women—to provide sexual services for its troops during World War II.
 

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Increased militarisation will mean more comfort women

MANILA (UCAN): Eighty-five-year-old Narcisa Claveria has spent two decades fighting for justice over horrors she suffered as a teenage sex slave for Japanese troops during the Second World War.

Now the feisty grandmother has begun a new battle; fighting the Philippine president, Noynoy Aquino, over his move to forge stronger links between the military and Japan, in addition to a new deal to host eight new United States of America (US) military bases.

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