Documents prove Japan forced Australian women to be wartime sex slaves | The New Daily Documents prove Japan used Australian women as sex slaves
The Kyodo reports shows one dispatch from the consul general of Jinan to the foreign minister that said the Japanese invasion had caused a surge in prostitution in the area, with 101 geisha from Japan, 110 comfort women from Japan, and 228 comfort women from Korea.
Japan’s colonisation and wartime record continue to strain relations with Asian neighbours. The Japanese government says reparations are settled but it has set up funds to support the victims. That has had mixed results with continued demands for a more thorough apology. Lawsuits are ongoing in South Korea.