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Japan seeks removal of latest 'comfort woman' statue in Taiwan

Aug 18, 2018

Japan seeks removal of latest 'comfort woman' statue in Taiwan

Japan's de facto embassy in Taiwan has requested the removal of a statue in Tainan symbolizing the "comfort women," officials said Friday. The Taipei office of the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association asked officials of the Kuomintang, Taiwan's biggest opposition party, to take "appropriate" action over the ...

Former internment camp victims warn of rise in U.S. racial tensions

Aug 11, 2018

Former internment camp victims warn of rise in U.S. racial tensions

The Japanese-Americans forcibly incarcerated by the U.S. government during World War II warn that the administration of President Donald Trump risks repeating this sad chapter in U.S. racial discrimination. On Friday, the United States marked the 30th year since the Civil Liberties Act was enacted ...