Sole surviving plaintiff Lee Chun-sik. Photo: Kyodo

South Korean survivor of Japan’s forced labour finds himself at the centre of diplomatic row after court awards compensation

  • Lee Chun-sik says he was subject to beatings by Japanese guards if they were unsatisfied with his work
  • The US is working to shore up alliances in Asia in an effort to create a united front against North Korea and its nuclear programme
Topic |   South Korea

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Sole surviving plaintiff Lee Chun-sik. Photo: Kyodo
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