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WHY THE JAPANESE ARMY'S WW II 'COMFORT WOMEN' ARE STILL WAITING FOR THEIR #METOO MOMENT


Despite having issued repeated apologies over the years, the Japanese government's position in 2018 is that there's no evidence the comfort women were taken against their will... READ MORE

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'COMFORT WOMEN' MEMORIAL UNVEILED IN SAN FRANCISCO[1]


A comfort women monument is seen at St. Mary Square in San Francisco, the United States, on Sept 22, 2017... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 6693

JAPAN'S DEFENCE MINISTER VISITS YASUKUNI SHRINE AFTER PEARL HARBOR TRIP


Kyodo via REUTERS 2 8 left right Visitors pray at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, December 29, 2016... READ MORE

29th December, 2016 2676

JAPAN DISCLOSES DETAILS OF NOTORIOUS CHEMICAL WARFARE DIVISION


Formed in the mid-1930s in Harbin, north-eastern China, Unit 731 conducted lethal experiments on an estimated 3,000 prisoners, who were mostly Chinese and Korean... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 2669

SAN FRANCISCO ACCEPTS 'COMFORT WOMEN' STATUE


In January, Japan temporarily withdrew its ambassador to South Korea over a new statue outside the Japanese consulate in South Korea's port city Busan... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 2379

DRAMATIC HOSPITAL REUNION OF FRAIL SECOND WORLD WAR VETERANS MOVES CHINA


Mr Zhuang, who was admitted to a hospital in Shenzhen on April 15, told doctors of his military past last Thursday, setting in motion the dramatic reunion... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 1331

JAPAN'S NATIONALISTS ATTACK ANGELINA JOLIE WAR FILM


"Both the San Francisco Peace Treaty, which is predicated on acceptance of the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal, and the honour of American veterans need to be defended."... READ MORE

9th December, 2014 1228

SEX SLAVE ISSUE: SOUTH KOREA'S MOON CRITICISES JAPAN


South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has once again criticised Japan over its wartime use of comfort women, calling it a crime against humanity ... READ MORE

2nd March, 2018 1056

PHILIPPINES NOT TAKING DOWN STATUE OF WW II SEX SLAVE DESPITE JAPAN'S OBJECTION


A spokeswoman from Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it was extremely regrettable that comfort women statues including the one in the Philippines had been erected... READ MORE

11th January, 2018 499

PICTURES OF WORLD WAR II IMPERIAL SHELTER RELEASED TO PUBLIC FOR FIRST TIME IN 50 YEARS


The Imperial Household Agency on Saturday released the first images in half a century of an air-raid shelter where Emperor Hirohito and his ministers made... READ MORE

1st August, 2015 375

ANOTHER SIGN OF WORRYING REVISIONIST TREND IN JAPAN


The group's head, Toshio Motoya, who wrote the books, is a die-hard rightist who has always viewed Japan's war of aggression in a positive light... READ MORE

18th January, 2017 358

US PRISONERS OF WAR HAD PARTS OF THEIR BRAINS AND LIVERS REMOVED DURING WWII, NEW JAPANESE EXHIBIT SHOWS


A Japanese university museum will break taboo with an exhibition on the infamous live vivisections of American POWs during the Second World War... READ MORE

7th April, 2015 227

JAPAN'S ABE TO INCLUDE WORD 'APOLOGY' IN SECOND WORLD WAR ANNIVERSARY SPEECH


Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, will include the words apology and aggression in his much-anticipated war anniversary statement later this week according to reports... READ MORE

10th August, 2015 157

CHINA AND JAPAN ARE COMPETING FOR US$2 BILLION GAS PROJECT IN THE PHILIPPINES


A US 2 billion liquefied natural gas terminal has received proposals from over 20 companies to partner with the state-owned Philippine National Oil Corp for its development... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 109

JAPAN MARKS 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF SURRENDER


The problem is that Yasukuni Shrine has been "stolen" by those who want to politicise the nation's history... READ MORE

15th August, 2015 107

JAPAN PM EXPRESSES SECOND WORLD WAR REMORSE, BUT SAYS NEXT GENERATION NEED NOT APOLOGISE


The statement has been top news in Japan as media outlets speculated on whether Mr Abe would follow a landmark 1995 statement issued by then-premier Tomiichi Murayama... READ MORE

14th August, 2015 86

GROUP TO SEEK APOLOGY FROM BRAZIL FOR WARTIME OPPRESSION OF JAPANESE


SAO PAULO A nongovernmental organization in Brazil plans to demand that the government apologize for wartime oppression of Japanese members said Monday... READ MORE

11th August, 2015 70

U.S. VETERANS URGE ABE TO ADMIT WAR RESPONSIBILITY AT CONGRESS


Abe challenged the convictions of Japanese wartime leaders at the Tokyo tribunal during a Diet session in October 2006, when he last served as prime minister... READ MORE

19th March, 2015 61

CHINA TO 'WAIT AND SEE' IF JAPAN SINCERE ON 'COMFORT WOMEN' ISSUE


On Monday, the foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea said in Seoul the issue would be finally and irreversibly resolved if all conditions were met... READ MORE

29th December, 2015 39

THE STATUE OF A WARTIME SEX SLAVE OUTSIDE JAPAN'S EMBASSY IN SOUTH KOREA COULD BE A PROBLEM


With the new agreement between Japan and South Korea, the future of the statue in Seoul is unclear... READ MORE

29th December, 2015 34

'COMFORT WOMEN' DEMAND FORMAL APOLOGY, REDRESS FOR ALL SURVIVORS WORLDWIDE


Four former comfort women called on the Japanese government Friday to make a formal apology and offer compensation to fellow victims in other countries,... READ MORE

5th November, 2016 32

JAPAN PRESSES SOUTH KOREA TO BLOCK STATUE PLAN HONORING FORCED LABORERS


The comfort women statue was installed in front of the Japanese Embassy in 2011... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 24

DIO WANG - CALLING AUSTRALIA HOME, BUT NEVER FORGETTING THE PAST


But for the Imperial Japanese Army, it was never too short to torture, to rape, to murder 300,000 innocent men, women and children... READ MORE

18th March, 2015 11

CHINA SLAMS JAPAN MINISTER FOR DUCKING NANJING MASSACRE QUESTIONS


China slams Japan minister for ducking Nanjing massacre questions - Asia Times... READ MORE

5th August, 2016 5

JAPAN - FIRST STOP FOR TRUMP'S ASIA-PACIFIC TOUR


Donald Trump has kicked off his 12-day tour of the Asia-Pacific region in Japan... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 5

FACES OF TRIUMPH AND DEFEAT AT ATHLETICS WORLDS


Japan asked China to retract the nomination of documents relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre for UNESCO's Memory of the World Register... READ MORE

7th October, 2015 1

UNESCO FLAGS REVAMP OF MEMORY OF THE WORLD APPLICATION PROCESS


UNESCO should just tell Abe to take his money and give back all Japan's UNESCO listed shrines, factories, sheds, out houses, rice fields, mountains, etc... READ MORE

17th December, 2015 1

S. KOREAN FOREIGN MINISTER TO VISIT JAPAN


South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will visit Japan this weekend for the first time under the Park Geun-hye government, Seoul's foreign ministry said Wednesday... READ MORE

17th June, 2015 0

S KOREA EXPRESSES WORRY ABOUT ABE'S OFFERING TO SHRINE


The statement came a day after Abe made the masakaki tree offering to the controversial shrine under the name of the prime minister... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 0

CHINA 'COMFORT WOMEN' HISTORY BURIED AS BROTHELS FALL


He now raises money for survivors, of whom there are only 17 known in China, none in Shanghai... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 0

JAPAN'S ABE SENDS RITUAL OFFERING TO NOTORIOUS YASUKUNI SHRINE


Yasukuni Shrine honors 14 Class-A convicted war criminals among 2.5 million Japanese war dead from World War II and is regarded as a symbol of past Japanese militarism... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 0


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