Takashi Uemura, a former journalist with the Asahi newspaper, shows a copy of his story on comfort women during a press conference in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AP Takashi Uemura, a former journalist with the Asahi newspaper, shows a copy of his story on comfort women during a press conference in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AP
Takashi Uemura, a former journalist with the Asahi newspaper, shows a copy of his story on comfort women during a press conference in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AP

Former reporter files defamation lawsuit in Japan over comfort women articles

Lawsuit launched by Takashi Uemura against scholar and publisher who say he made up stories on second world war comfort women published in the Asahi newspaper

Takashi Uemura, a former journalist with the Asahi newspaper, shows a copy of his story on comfort women during a press conference in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AP Takashi Uemura, a former journalist with the Asahi newspaper, shows a copy of his story on comfort women during a press conference in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AP
Takashi Uemura, a former journalist with the Asahi newspaper, shows a copy of his story on comfort women during a press conference in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AP
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