Toru Hashimoto
  • The issue of Japan's use of "comfort women" during WWII continues to alienate Tokyo from its neighbors nearly 70 years after the war's end.

    FILE - In this April 24, 2013 file photo, South Koreans, Kim Bok-dong, center right, and Gil Wen-oak, center left, who were forced to serve for the Japanese Army as sexual slaves, so called "comfort women," during World War II, shout slogan with their supporters in an anti-Japan protest against the Japanese lawmakers' visit to the Yasukuni Shrine, in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. More than 70 years ago, at age 14, Kim Bok-dong was ordered to work by Korea’s Japanese occupiers. She was
    LAST UPDATE : May 28, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT