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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Japan found no evidence of forced sexual slavery
Clay Flaherty at 12:00 AM ET

On March 16, 2007, the Japanese government announced that it had found no evidence to corroborate accusations that Korean and Chinese "comfort women" were forced into sexual slavery during World War II. A statement from the Japanese cabinet claimed that the government had not come across any evidence that "directly shows so-called 'coercion' on the part of the military or constituted authorities."


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