Comfort women

Former “comfort women” Narcisa Claveria (left) and Estelita Dy of the Philippines, who were forced to serve as sex slaves for Japanese troops during World War II, participate in a weekly demonstration demanding the Japanese government’s formal apology, near the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Nov. 20, 2019 —Mainstream historians say up to 200,000 women—mostly from Korea, but also other parts of Asia including China—were forced to become sex slaves, so-called “comfort women”, for Japanese soldiers during World War II.

Topics: Narcisa Claveria , Estelita Dy , Comfort women , World War II , Korea , Japanese embassy

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