comfort women

Global Journalist
5:35 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Legacy of 'comfort women' still sparks anger outside of Japan

A memorial honoring comfort women of WWII stands next to a public library in Palisades Park, New Jersey.
Credit Julio Cortez / AP Images

In a New Jersey park, there is a stone and bronze memorial dedicated to the 200,000 or so women from South Korea, China and the Philippines who were sexually enslaved by Japanese soldiers during World War II.

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