Military sex slaves (‘Comfort Women’)
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- Japanese Debate History of ‘Comfort
- Summary of a discussion, 18 February 1997, from the SS-J
forum on nature of World War II military prostitution.
- Honor and Justice to
—Global Campaign 2000
- From Yayori Matsui, VAWW-NET Japan, 15 May 1998. A call
for a Women's International War Crimes Tribunal on
Japan's Military Sexual Slavery, which carries the
issue of the ‘Comfort Women’ and Japanese war
responsibility to a new level, and raises historical and
contemporary issues that go far beyond Japan.
- Tokyo junks Pinay sex slaves'
- AP, The Manila Times, 7 December 2000. Amid
stepped-up international pressure for justice, a Japanese
court on Wednesday rejected demands from Filipino women
forced into sexual slavery by Japan's army during
World War II for compensation and an apology.
- Emperor ‘could have halted
- By Kwan Weng Kin, The Straits Times, 13
December 2000. The late Emperor Hirohito was well aware of
the Rape of Nanking and could have halted the atrocities
by Japanese soldiers, judges at a people's tribunal
found. But instead, he promoted sexual slavery through
intensification of the comfort women system.