Scholars urge Abe to renew 'comfort women' apology

Jun 9, 2015

Scholars urge Abe to renew 'comfort women' apology

Nearly 200 scholars have signed a statement urging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to renew apologies for the country’s imperialist past and offer to compensate former “comfort women,” victims of its wartime brothel system. The move comes as the nationalist Abe prepares a statement he ...

Jun 5, 2015

Taiwan to open 'comfort women' museum in December

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has announced a plan to open Taiwan’s first museum dedicated to Japan’s wartime “comfort women” in December. Ma made the announcement at an event that preceded the 70th anniversary of China’s victory in its war of resistance against Japan in ...