The statues are located at the Korea Botanical Garden in Pyeongchang. Photo: Korea Botanical Garden via AP The statues are located at the Korea Botanical Garden in Pyeongchang. Photo: Korea Botanical Garden via AP
The statues are located at the Korea Botanical Garden in Pyeongchang. Photo: Korea Botanical Garden via AP
Japan

Comfort women statues: If that’s Abe, it’s ‘unforgivable’, Japan warns South Korea

  • A new display in South Korea features a girl representing wartime victims of sexual slavery, and a kneeling man that appears to look like Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe
  • The statues have sparked an angry response from Japan, which has warned its neighbour of diplomatic consequences

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The statues are located at the Korea Botanical Garden in Pyeongchang. Photo: Korea Botanical Garden via AP The statues are located at the Korea Botanical Garden in Pyeongchang. Photo: Korea Botanical Garden via AP
The statues are located at the Korea Botanical Garden in Pyeongchang. Photo: Korea Botanical Garden via AP
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