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Sydney Church Hit With Human Rights Complaint Over Statue

A Japanese-Australian community leader said Thursday that he filed a racial discrimination complaint against a Sydney church that he said intimidated Japanese nationals by erecting a memorial to women forced to work as sex slaves by Japan’s World War II army. Tetsuhide Yamaoka, president of the Australia-Japan Community Network, said he had complained to the Australian Human Rights Commission about the prominent display of a statue of a so-called comfort woman from Korea in the grounds of...

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