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3 June 2016

Mitsubishi Materials agreement represents a step to improve the still strained Japan-China relations

Author: Austin Ramzy, New York Times (USA)

"Mitsubishi Materials Apologizes to Chinese World War II Laborers," 1 Jun 2016...

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3 June 2016

Mitsubishi Materials settles with Chinese forced laborers

Author: Shuichi Yutaka, Nozomu Hayashi, and Daisuke Nishimura, Asahi Shimbun (Japan)

Mitsubishi Materials Corp. reached an out-of-court settlement…with three former Chinese laborers forced to work in Japan under harsh conditions during World War II. The settlement…could mark a major turning point…because…[m]ore than 3,700 Chinese...

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21 August 2014

Japan: Company alleged to have forged health checks for nuclear decontamination workers

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23 October 2009

Assessing the Nishimatsu Corporate Approach to Redressing Chinese Forced Labor in Wartime Japan

Author: Kang Jian, Arimitsu Ken & William Underwood, Asia Pacific Journal

[I]n October 2009…Nishimatsu Construction…voluntarily agree[d] to compensate Chinese victims of wartime forced labor in Japan after resisting the redress claim for more than a decade…Nishimatsu…set up a trust fund of 250 million yen, or $2.5 million...

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30 August 2007

Chinese wartime damages claim dismissed

Author: Kyodo News [Japan]

The Maebashi District Court dismissed a ¥460 million damages claim Wednesday by 46 Chinese who demanded that the government and construction companies compensate them for wartime forced labor... The presiding judge...admitted that the plaintiffs were...

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28 April 2007

Ruling stuns, angers plaintiffs / Chinese forced laborers vow to battle on, refuse to accept 'unfair' decision [Japan]

Author: Yomiuri Shimbun [Japan]

Anger and incredulity greeted Friday's Supreme Court ruling that rejected the claim for damages filed by Chinese forcibly brought to Japan to work for [Nishimatsu Construction]. The...ruling...effectively shuts the door on all pending lawsuits by...

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30 June 2006

[DOC] UK: Formal request sent to Newcastle City Council under the Freedom of Information Act, regarding award of contract for the proposed City and Heaton libraries to Kajima

Author: Stuart Gardner

A formal request for access to information regarding the procurement and award of the contract to Kajima for the proposed city and heaton libraries. I would like access to the criteria for procurement and award of contract including any mention of...

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11 February 2006

Mitsubishi, Historical Revisionism and Japanese Corporate Resistance to Chinese Forced Labor Redress

Author: William Underwood, William Underwood, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University, in ZNet

This article examines the corporate counter-offensive to reparations claims for Chinese forced labor in Japan, as presented by defense lawyers for Mitsubishi Materials Corp... In startling closing arguments last September, Mitsubishi issued a blanket...

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8 November 2005

Companies linked with Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions

Updated on Tuesday, November 08, 2005. This list is not exhaustive. We are ready to correct any factual errors which it may contain. As we receive information on further companies which are active in Burma we will approach them in the same way and,...

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1 January 2005

Companies linked to Burma

Author: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...

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