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Ex-comfort women slam Tokyo denial

FACING FACTS:Women who were forced into brothels by the Japanese military in World War II spoke at an event yesterday, urging Japan to admit and apologize for its acts

By Loa Iok-sin  /  Staff reporter

While fighting the attitude of mainstream politicians is very challenging, “what we can do is to teach everyone about the historical facts through the testimonies of former comfort women,” Ban said.

President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) also attended the conference, delivering remarks calling on Japan to face its history honestly.

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