Kyodo News reports on the death of a Chinese woman who had sued the Japanese government over sexual violence during World War II: Guo Xicui, a Chinese woman who filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government seeking reparations...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 20, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Sophia Cao | Jun 26, 2007
From China Daily: Zhou Fenying is a living witness to the dark history that still poisons China’s relations with Japan more than 60 years after World War Two. hen Zhou was 22, Japanese soldiers came to her village in eastern China, grabbed her and her sister-in-law and carted them off to a military brothel, she […]
by Wu Nan | Apr 27, 2007
From the New York Times: In two landmark rulings, Japan’s highest court on Friday rejected compensation claims filed by former wartime sex slaves and forced laborers from China but acknowledged that they had been coerced by the Japanese military or industry. The decisions were handed down as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tried to head off […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 9, 2007
From A Glimpse of the World blog: Imagine a world where Germany denied the Holocaust, the United States denied the slaughter of Native Americans and Europe denied organizing its immensely profitable and centuries-long trans-Atlantic trade in African slaves. Why would they bother? Presumably because they thought cleaning up these dark blots on their past would […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 8, 2007
From Japan Focus: In August 2000, the German Foundation Act established a fund to compensate tens of thousands of survivors of Nazi slave labour. The 5.1 billion Euro fund was financed jointly by the German government and companies which had been involved in the use of wartime slave labour, and by 2005, over 70,000 claims […]
CDT in the News
- Mind Matters – #WhereIsPengShuai: China’s Star Tennis Player Went Missing
- The New York Times – China’s Silence on Peng Shuai Shows the Limits of Beijing’s Propaganda
- The Hindu – What happened to Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai?
- Vice – How China Managed to Wipe Out All Mentions of Its Most Explosive #MeToo Case
- WSJ – China’s Response to Peng Shuai Allegations Follows Familiar Pattern