“They say we walked into gijichon on our own,but we were cheated by job-placement agencies
and were held in debt to pimps,” Park Young-ja, 62, one of the plaintiffs, said after the ruling on Friday.
“I was only a teenager and I had to receive at least five G.I.s every day with no day off.
When I ran away, they caught and beat me, raising my debt.”
＞Russell Lowe, according to a report by Peter Hasson for The Daily Caller, “now works with the Education
＞for Social Justice Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that says it’s focused on
＞‘educating the public on the Japanese military’s “comfort women”’ system, which forced over
＞200,000 girls and women from at least 13 Asian countries into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army before and during WWII.”
Today, Steve Israel -- a Democrat from New York -- issued a statement saying, "Japan's government must fully acknowledge,
apologize for and increase awareness of its history with comfort women." And as you know, Hillary Clinton once said that
they should not be called “comfort women,” they should be called enforced sex slaves.
“This is a terrible decision and a clear challenge to the international legal order,” said Ken Kato, a businessman who is also a member of the LDP.
“Decisions need to be based on the rule of law and the South Korean courts have clearly broken those laws by ignoring the treaty that was signed in 1965, and that could have international ramifications.