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Japan Times: Second Comfort Women memorial unveiled in New York

Comfort WomenThe push to get Japan to apologize for enslaving thousands of women into sexual slavery during World War II took another big turn Saturday.

A second monument in the state commemorating comfort women was unveiled by lawmakers and Korean American groups in New York, reports the Japan Times (stock photo by KeithPR)

This one is on Long Island at the Veterans Memorial in Nassau County.

The other one is at Eisenhower Park.

The newest one consists of two stone tablets with the inscription of state resolutions passed in 2012 by the state assembly and senate supporting the comfort women.

You can read about what supporters of the memorial hope to accomplish in the Japan Times


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