Protesters oppose new plan to compensate enslaved Koreans

South Korea announced a plan to raise local civilian funds to compensate Koreans who won damages against Japanese companies that enslaved them during Tokyo’s 35-year colonial rule. The plan however drew immediate backlash from former forced laborers and their supporters who demanded direct compensation from the Japanese companies involved.

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Protesters oppose new plan to compensate enslaved Koreans

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