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South Korean court orders Japan to compensate former sex slaves

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South Korean court orders Japan to compensate former sex slaves

  by Kang Jin-kyu Agence France Presse SEOUL, South Korea (AFP) — A South Korean court on Friday ordered the Japanese government to pay compensation to 12 World War II sex slaves or their families, in an unprecedented ruling that prompted an immediate denunciation by Tokyo. The Seoul Central District Court ruled that Japan should pay the victims 100 million won ($91,000) each. It is the first civilian legal case in South Korea against Tokyo […]