Sex Slaves: the trafficking of women in Asia, by Louise Brown (Virago, £7.99 in UK)
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The deal was reached by the government of President Park Geun-hye, who was impeached in after months of turmoil and street protests. She was formally removed from office in March and is now facing charges of corruption and abuse of power. That created an opportunity for Mr. The United States, the biggest ally of South Korea and Japan, had praised the agreement, saying cooperation between the two major Asian democracies was important for regional stability. South Korea in turn pledged to not criticize Japan over the issue.
South Korea Says It Won’t Scrap Sex Slaves Accord With Japan
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. The dungeon was discovered when one of the women escaped and went to police.
Japan's Prime Minister says there will be no further apology from his government regarding the forced recruitment of Asian women for Japanese military brothels during the World War II. The issue has been divisive in Asia for decades, but is flaring again since the Japanese leader's public denial of military involvement in the recruitment. Abe told lawmakers in Tokyo that Japan will not offer any further apologies to women who served in Japanese military brothels during the World War II.