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Heart-wrenching memory: "comfort women" records in north China's Shanxi (9)

(Xinhua)    08:38, August 16, 2018
Heart-wrenching memory:
90-year-old Pian Huanying is seen at home in Nuanquan Village of Qinxian County, north China's Shanxi Province, March 19, 2018. In the autumn of 1942, Pian has been abducted and abused by Japanese invaders. She was rescued by her relatives about 20 days later. After that, she was captured for three times. Women forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army before and during World War II were called "comfort women." Research shows some 400,000 women in Asia were forced to be "comfort women" for the Japanese army during World War II, nearly half of whom were Chinese. However, the Japanese government has refused to acknowledge legal responsibility for the "comfort women" issue so far. Reporters from Xinhua spent many years to look for the victims and recorded their current lives. (Xinhua/Zhan Yan)

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