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‘Comfort women’ statues as reminders of Japanese wartime atrocities

The comfort women campaign highlights the urgency for justice as attempts to whitewash history and to distort narratives continue

Flowers for Lolas: Three decades of Filipino comfort women’s fight for...

There is a sense of urgency for Filipino comfort women to receive a formal unequivocal public apology and just compensation from Japan

Photos: Flowers for the Philippines’ ‘comfort women’

More than 1,000 Filipino women were forced to serve as sex slaves for the Japanese aggressors when Japan occupied the Philippines

Nelia Sancho and the saga of Filipino comfort women

Sancho’s death, along with the Lolas, highlights a sense of urgency for them to receive a formal unequivocal public apology

Lola Isabelita Viduya, comfort woman, 89

Isabelita and other Filipino women victims of sexual slavery and violence died without receiving a formal apology and compensation from Japan

Remembering Melo Acuña and the Filipino comfort women

Melo was one of the instrumental persons behind "Flowers-for-Lolas," an alliance supporting the campaign on the issue of comfort women

Remembering the ‘comfort women’ and their continuing call for justice

Eight decades since the war ended on Aug. 15, 1945, the Japanese government still refuses to recognize its accountability

South Korea court dismisses ‘comfort women’ lawsuit, contradicts earlier ruling

The court recognized Japan's right to state immunity from overseas lawsuits

South Korean court orders Japan to compensate ‘comfort women’

Some historians estimate up to 200,000 Korean girls and women were forced to provide sex to Japanese troops during colonial era

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