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Families of late 'comfort women' sue Japanese gov't; 1st case in China

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Wouldn’t surprise me if the Chinese government's are encouraging people to do this just to keep the issue in the public eye..

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What matters is based on historical facts, Japan did traffic many underage females to become sex slave for Japanese soldiers during WW2 from many countries not only Korea, some also come from China, Burma, Philippines and Taiwan.

https://www.usip.org/publications/2022/09/guide-understanding-history-comfort-women-issue

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comfort_women

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MoskolloToday  07:28 am JST

Wouldn’t surprise me if the Chinese government's are encouraging people to do this just to keep the issue in the public eye..

yeah, ..or not.

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The Japanese government is embarking on a campaign to increase military spending and recruitment in all sectors.

Timely reminders of war atrocities are necessary to focus attention on what May yet repeat!

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MoskolloToday 07:28 am JST

Wouldn’t surprise me if the Chinese government's are encouraging people to do this just to keep the issue in the public eye..

Why shouldn't it be kept in the public eye? It is a historical fact and they have a right to feel bereaved and want justice. Every 5 minutes someone from Hiroshima is upset about something dealing with the war, from the movie Oppenheimer to just the use of the name of the city. They do everything to keep that in the public eye, don't they? The Chinese government's motive is one thing but I'm sure each person feels the need for true personal justice, regardless of some communique between the governments. I'm also sure we'd all want that if we were in those shoes.

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The Japanese government is embarking on a campaign to increase military spending and recruitment in all sectors.

Timely reminders of war atrocities are necessary to focus attention on what May yet repeat!

Ridiculous!!

The world knows that China is more of a threat. Increase in military spending is focused on defensive purposes.

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Comfort women? What about all the civilians that died in China, men, women and children, are their families suing Japan? Why is it that these people feel more entitled than those that actually lost forever people they loved? War reparations cover all losses in a war... individuals need to seek reparations from their own government thereafter.

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Wouldn’t surprise me if the Chinese government's are encouraging people to do this just to keep the issue in the public eye..

It would surprise me. The CPC has not requested compensation since they renounced demands for war reparations. They don’t want to go back and rehash what’s been settled.

The individuals are eyeing the cases in South Korea and seeing what options there are but the CPC has not encouraged this to my knowledge. They actually think it’s shameful.

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How about a lawsuit brought against the Communist Chinese government and filthy thug Xi for all the millions of political prisoners jailed, tortured and killed for daring to speak against the Chinese terror regime?

I'll be waiting for that.

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Japan did traffic many underage females to become sex slave for Japanese soldiers during WW2 from many countries not only Korea, some also come from China, Burma, Philippines and Taiwan.

Can it be proven that the comfort children and comfort women were not sold to the Imperial Japanese Army by the families of these females? No, it cannot. Too long ago.

Time to move on.

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Demanding reparation for people who are already dead is ridiculous. The sole purpose of reparations is to monetary make whole a person who has suffered. Once they're dead any claim to reparation is also dead regardless of what their descendants or other parties feel they're entitled to.

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Mocheake: "Why shouldn't it be kept in the public eye? It is a historical fact and they have a right to feel bereaved and want justice. Every 5 minutes someone from Hiroshima is upset about something dealing with the war, from the movie Oppenheimer to just the use of the name of the city. They do everything to keep that in the public eye, don't they?"

Yeah, that's exactly right, but you have to understand... it's DIFFERENT when it happens TO Japan and not BY Japan. With the former, every single day must be an anniversary, and Japan the victim. With the latter, none of it ever actually happened. Come on! These women were gainfully employed by the benevolent IJA.

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Haha, prostitution both legal and illegal like soap and tachinbo is so common in Japan that the claims coming from certain countries even from deceased sounds prousible. However learn self-righteous from China and ignore till everyone forgets about it.

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