A copy of the The Japan Times. The newspaper has issued a statement that its editorial policy remains the same despite its recent change in descriptions of wartime comfort women. Photo: Tim Noonan

Japan Times denies changing editorial policy to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s stance on wartime ‘comfort women’

  • Rare statement from country’s oldest English-language newspaper denies bowing to external pressure
  • Editorial note appeared at the end of an article about South Korea’s Supreme Court order for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to pay damages to two groups of South Koreans for wartime forced labour
Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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A copy of the The Japan Times. The newspaper has issued a statement that its editorial policy remains the same despite its recent change in descriptions of wartime comfort women. Photo: Tim Noonan
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