investigation, but no apology for comfort women

After triggering international outrage earlier this month by saying that there was no proof that the Japanese military forced women into sexual slavery during World War II, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said last week that ruling party lawmakers will conduct a fresh investigation into these claims: Japan to probe WWII military brothels. But of course, the official response is as stubborn as ever—Japan will not apologize again for the "comfort stations." More on this story in this article, with perpsectives from the victims: Denial Reopens Wounds of Japan’s Ex-Sex Slaves.

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