A “comfort woman” statue in front of Japanese embassy is pictured in Seoul. Photo: Reuters A “comfort woman” statue in front of Japanese embassy is pictured in Seoul. Photo: Reuters
A “comfort woman” statue in front of Japanese embassy is pictured in Seoul. Photo: Reuters

UN panel calls on Japan and South Korea to revise ‘comfort women’ deal

Although not legally binding, the recommendation could prompt the administration of new South Korean President Moon Jae-in to demand renegotiations on the deal

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia
A “comfort woman” statue in front of Japanese embassy is pictured in Seoul. Photo: Reuters A “comfort woman” statue in front of Japanese embassy is pictured in Seoul. Photo: Reuters
A “comfort woman” statue in front of Japanese embassy is pictured in Seoul. Photo: Reuters
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