• Kyodo


The Hiroshima High Court on Thursday overturned the sole ruling by a Japanese court ordering the government to compensate South Korean women forced to provide sex for Imperial Japanese Army soldiers during World War II.

The ruling overturned a Yamaguchi District Court ruling that ordered the government on April 27, 1998, to pay 900,000 yen in damages to three of the 10 for their wartime suffering.

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