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Why China mutes its comfort women

The comfort women controversy has dogged Tokyo-Seoul relations since the early 1990s, but Japan’s wartime network of “comfort stations” or military brothels was located mainly in China. Though the “Patriotic War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression” has long been central to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) patriotic education campaign, Beijing has proven comparatively hesitant and ambivalent on […]

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