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‘Comfort women’ film a sleeper hit

A documentary film on the lives of 22 sex slaves in China who survived World War II has become an unlikely hit. Su Beiqi, the head of the film’s promotional team, said they expected the low-budget documentary, Twenty Two, which was shown on just 1 percent of China’s 45,000 screens on its opening day Monday, […]

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Activists demand justice for ‘comfort women’

Human rights activists and organizations on Monday rallied in front of the Japanese consulate in San Francisco, demanding justice for “comfort women” around the world, in commemoration of the international “Comfort Women” Day of Remembrance.

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Film gives face to ‘comfort women’

After decades of living in silence and shame, “comfort women” have been given a face in a new documentary that relays first-hand accounts of their brutal experiences during a horrific chapter of history.

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Abe’s plan to go to Pearl Harbor ‘hypocritical’

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s announcement to visit Pearl Harbor is a “hypocritical gesture” to cater to the United States rather than a sincere reflection on the country’s World War II-era war crimes, analysts said.

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Sincerity key in resolving disputes

China said on Tuesday that sincerity, rather than a nation’s size, should be used to gauge how it justifies its actions.

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Beijing looks to cure its medical malaise

Beijing’s emergency medical services will be subject to stricter regulation and greater scrutiny if a draft proposal currently being reviewed by the Beijing People’s Congress becomes law.

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