Japan, S. Korea Rift Widens With Court Ruling on Wartime Abuses

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Thomas Berger, College of Arts & Sciences

A court in South Korea this week for the first time ordered a Japanese company to pay compensation to victims of forced labor during Japan’s colonial rule…

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“Japanese-Korean relations are arguably in the worst state that they’ve been in decades. And, certainly, they can get a lot worse. But, certainly, if…Korean courts start seizing property of the Japanese, this will really lead to further disruption.”

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