South Korea court orders Japan to compensate former sex slaves

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A South Korean court ordered Japan on Friday to compensate 12 women who were forced to work as sex slaves in wartime Japanese brothels, in a ruling that could rekindle diplomatic and history feuds between the two countries.
The Seoul Central District Court ruled that Japan should pay 100 million won ($91,000) to each of the victims.

For South Korea’s few surviving comfort women, this case represents some justice after more than 75 years.
Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Seoul, South Korea.
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