TITLE

'Comfort Women' resolution to reach Foreign Affairs panel

AUTHOR(S)
Tiron, Roxana
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hill;6/20/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 74, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the lobbying campaign by Korean-Americans which calls for Japan to accept the responsibility for sexually enslaving women during World War II will finally be decided when the House Foreign Affairs Committee takes up a resolution regarding the issue, in Washington, D.C. The campaign's victory was fueled when a group of Japanese politicians and academics argued that there is no proof that women were forced into sexual enslavement.
ACCESSION #
25581482

 

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