A mosaic of a woman at the Korean Women Memorial in Glendale, California, which honours the tens of thousands of women forced into prostitution by the Japanese army in the second world war. Photo: AFP

Can Japan lay its ‘comfort women’ ghosts to rest?

A row over a statue symbolising the thousands of Korean women forced into sex slavery by the Japanese military comes at a pivotal moment for Tokyo

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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A mosaic of a woman at the Korean Women Memorial in Glendale, California, which honours the tens of thousands of women forced into prostitution by the Japanese army in the second world war. Photo: AFP
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