Japan Stands by Apology to Its Wartime Sex Slaves

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March 15th, 2014

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Thomas Berger, College of Arts & Sciences

Moving to defuse a heated diplomatic dispute over World War II-era history, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday that his government would not revise a landmark 1993 apology to women forced to work in Japanese military brothels…

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“Seoul continues to harbor the suspicion that the Abe government harbors revisionist views regarding Japan’s history of imperialism and colonial domination.”

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