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‘Comfort women’ controversy crosses Pacific to California

In a high-profile, political-historical spat,  Osaka has terminated its city’s sister-city relationship with San Francisco after the US city erected a Column of Strength memorializing the “comfort women” who labored in Imperial Japanese forces’ brothels during the Pacific War. The 10-feet tall bronze memorial in San Francisco’s Chinatown depicts three women holding hands in a […]

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