Forced labor | Seoul, not Tokyo, sued by Koreans over WWII forced labor

Seoul, not Tokyo, sued by Koreans over WWII forced labor

Seoul’s failure to compensate victims after receiving funds from Japan in 1965 returns to haunt the present government

December 21, 2018 6:56 PM (UTC+8)
A statue of a laborer taken to work at a Japanese company during World War II in front of Yongsan Station in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AFP/The Yomiuri Shimbun
A statue of a laborer taken to work at a Japanese company during World War II in front of Yongsan Station in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: AFP/The Yomiuri Shimbun
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