Tag - sex-slaves



Japan Times
JAPAN / History
May 15, 2013
Hashimoto takes flak for sex slave rationale
The backlash against Osaka political maverick Toru Hashimoto escalates over his remarks justifying Japan's wartime sex slave system and his suggestion that U.S. soldiers in Okinawa use more prostitutes.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 17, 2013
South's foreign minister tells Abe to square up to past
New South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung Se has urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to "correctly" face up to historical issues stemming from Japan's colonization of the Korean Peninsula.
Japan Times
Mar 13, 2013
In Abe's future, a nationalist rewrite of the past?
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has kept a diplomatically low profile, particularly over historical issues, focusing instead on economic and other domestic matters ahead of the July Upper House election.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Feb 15, 2013
Abe risks much with sex slave issue
Among the components that make up the conservative agenda advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, one stands out for its potential to inflame international relations: a review of Japan's official stance on the forced recruitment of Asian and European women and girls into wartime army brothels.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals