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New ‘comfort women’ memorial opens in Manila, defying Japanese pressure

A new historical marker dedicated to Filipino “comfort women” was unveiled on Sunday at a church in Manila, over a year after a similar memorial in the capital was removed due apparently to Japanese pressure.Local women’s groups Lila Pilipina and the Gabriela Women’s Party and non-government organisation Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran (Unity for Progress) unveiled the large granite monument with a metal plaque honouring “the victims of military sexual slavery and violence during the Second World War”…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, New ‘comfort women’ memorial opens in Manila, defying Japanese pressure, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you New ‘comfort women’ memorial opens in Manila, defying Japanese pressure

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Sunday, 25 August

 

 

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