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Filipina 'comfort women' await Tokyo apology
Dozens of women demand apology for allegedly being used as sex slaves in WWII by Japanese soldiers.
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2012 06:15

It has been 67 years since the end of World War II, but its shadows still haunt those who survived it.
 
Dozens of Philippine women say they were used as sex slaves by Japanese soldiers. 
 
Al Jazeera first reported the story of the "comfort women" five years ago.
 
As part of the "What Happened Next" series, Marga Ortigas revisited some of the women who are still waiting for justice in Manila.
 

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