• Kyodo


A group of South Koreans filed suit Wednesday against the Japanese government and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., demanding 90 million yen in compensation for labor they were forced to perform during the war.

Kim Song Ju, 71, Kim Bok Rye, 71, and Kim Jung Gon, 76, the brother of Kim Sun Rye, who was forced to work at age 14, filed the lawsuit with the Nagoya District Court, demanding an apology in addition to compensation for forced labor at an MHI plant in Nagoya.

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