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Philippine 'Comfort Women' Demand Justice Ahead of Japanese Imperial Visit

Philippine women who said they were detained and used as sex slaves by the Japanese military during World War Two are demanding that President Benigno Aquino raise their plight during the state visit next week of Japan’s imperial couple. For more than two decades the “lolas,” or grandmothers in Filipino, have been asking for three things from the Japanese government: a public apology, compensation from Japan’s government, and inclusion in Philippine history books. At a news forum with...

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