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A South Korean civic group supporting “comfort women” on Thursday launched a foundation opposed to a landmark deal between Japan and South Korea over the long-standing issue.

The Foundation for Justice and Remembrance for the Issue of Military Sexual Slavery is headed by Chi Eun Hee, who served as minister for gender equality and family during the administration of former President Roh Moo-hyun in the early 2000s.

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