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The Japanese public needs to be educated about the use of sex slaves by Imperial Japanese forces during World War II to ensure such atrocities never happen again, a group of Japanese and South Korean students said Tuesday.

Speaking at the Japan-Korea Students’ Forum in Tokyo, 18 South Korean and 17 Japanese university students addressed such issues as the perception gap that exists between the two countries regarding the use of Korean sex slaves, known euphemistically in Japan as “comfort women.”

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