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Japanese Politicians push to get Comfort women statue removed from a park in LA County

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Japanese Politicians push to get Comfort women statue removed from a park in LA County

World War II was home to some of the greatest atrocities in recent history. And while there are horrible things that happen in every war, the Comfort Women in Japan is one of the least known ones. Prisoners of War were forced into prostitution for Japanese Soldiers. Many of the women died in this sexual slavery. Japan has been very quick to deny that this ever happened. One politician even said that it was justified because the soldiers needed release. The statue in Glendale is a small, tribute that barely begins to recognize the suffering that these women had to endure. If you live in the area, Please urge your representative to keep that statue standing, and to not let the powers that be silence the voices of these women again.

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