1996: Japan- 500 survivors of the 200,000 “comfort women,”

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Japanese Prime Minister Ryutara Hashimoto offers a letter of apology and monetary reparations to 500 survivors of the 200,000 “comfort women,” but only six accept.

 

To: 
500 survivors of the 200,000 “comfort women,”
From: 
Japan
Year of Apology: 
1996
Footnote: 
Minow, Martha. Between Vengeance and Forgiveness. Beacon, 1998. p105.