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A two-day symposium opened here Friday to examine war crimes by Japanese forces against Koreans, Chinese and other Asians, notably the use of sex slaves — known as “comfort women” — for the military.

About 80 participants from North and South Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia and the United States were expected to show up for the Asian Regional Symposium to Demand Japan’s Atonement for the Past.

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