• Kyodo

  • SHARE

The government said Friday it will look closely at a U.N. body’s recommendation urging Japan to apologize and pay compensation to “comfort women” who were forced to work in World War II military brothels.

The issue was included in a total of 218 non-legally binding recommendations on Japan’s human rights record adopted Thursday by the U.N. Human Rights Council’s working group in Geneva.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW