Jan 9, 2015

Textbook publisher to delete, dilute 'comfort women' passages

A Tokyo-based textbook publisher has obtained government approval to delete depictions of “comfort women” and references to foreign workers forcibly brought to Japan, from its high school social studies books, sources said Friday. The education ministry approved publisher Suken Shuppan’s November request to delete ...

China brings sex slave issue into spotlight

| Jan 9, 2015

China brings sex slave issue into spotlight

by Ben Dooley

For years, China literally kept the tragic story of its “comfort women” underground. Since 2007, the country’s only museum dedicated to the women forced to work in Imperial Japanese Army brothels has overflowed two cramped rooms in a musty basement on the campus of ...