Sex industry
  • 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

    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.

    LAST UPDATE : May 28, 2013, 12:02 PM EDT
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  • FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2006 file photo, a policeman watches over a group of suspected sex workers during an inspection of a nightclub in Beijing. Police in China frequently beat, torture and arbitrarily detain suspected sex workers, often with little or no evidence that they engaged in prostitution, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday, May 14, 2013, calling on the government to discipline abusive officers. (AP Photo/EyePress, File)

    Rights group is saying that police in China frequently beat, torture and arbitrarily detain suspected sex workers, often with little or no evidence.

    LAST UPDATE : May 15, 2013, 7:48 AM EDT
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