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UN Panel Tells Japan to Compensate 'Comfort Women'

A United Nations human rights panel called on Japan on Thursday to undertake independent investigations of wartime sex slavery and apologize to the women who were victims before it was too late. Some historians estimate that as many as 200,000 so-called comfort women, many from China and South Korea, were forced into the Imperial Japanese Army's brothels before and during World War II. Last month, South Korea accused Japan of trying to undermine a landmark 1993 apology to the women...

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