Mitsubishi to compensate for forced labour

Judge ordered Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to pay each of the victims' families more than $70,000.

    Relatives of five deceased South Korean men - judged to have been used as forced labour by a Japanese firm during the second world war - have won a damages ruling in South Korean court.

    The judge ordered Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to pay each family more than $70,000.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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