Japanese corporations’ Korean slave labourers win victory


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This video about World War II is called Comfort Woman (Military Sexual Slavery by JAPAN).

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

South Korean wartime slaves win right to compensation

Friday 25 May 2012

by Our Foreign Desk

Seoul Supreme Court ruled today in favour of nine South Koreans who demand that major Japanese firms cough up compensation for enslaving them during Japan‘s colonial rule of Korea.

The ruling overturned lower court decisions that had barred them from seeking unpaid wages and financial redress from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd and Nippon Steel Corp, which forced them to toil without pay from 1941-45.

The court said that it’s the first time a ruling has favoured South Koreans seeking such compensation from Japanese firms.

The matter will now be sent back to a lower court to determine compensation. A lawyer for the nine workers says property owned by the two…

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