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‘Comfort women’ pressure Japan for apology

Posted by Mai on November 25th, 2008

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‘Comfort women’ pressure Japan for apology

Agence France-Presse | 11/25/2008 9:49 PM

TOKYO – A group of Asian women forced to work as sex slaves for Japan’s soldiers during World War II urged the country’s lawmakers Tuesday to pass a resolution demanding an official apology.

“Survivors are quickly ageing, still suffering from pain and complications from damage in the days of sexual slavery,” said a statement from a committee representing the so-called “comfort women” and their families.

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