Hollande admits France's WWII role in internment of Roma

Oct 30, 2016

Hollande admits France's WWII role in internment of Roma

President Francois Hollande acknowledged Saturday France’s “broad responsibility” for the internment of thousands of Roma by the World War II Vichy regime and in the early months of the postwar government. “The day has come, and this truth must be told,” Hollande said on ...

Oct 21, 2016

Japan-funded foundation starts payments to former 'comfort women'

A South Korean foundation established under a December 2015 agreement between Japan and South Korea has started distributing cash grants to wartime “comfort women,” sources related to the foundation revealed Friday. The payments by the foundation, set up in late July, mark the full ...