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3 December 2019

South Korea: Draft bill proposes creation of fund for wartime labor compensation

Author: The Japan Times

"South Korea drafts bill for foundation to resolve wartime labor issue with Japan: media report", 27 Nov 2019...

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27 March 2019

So. Korea: Workers forced into labour for Japanese companies during World War II launch lawsuits before statute of limitations ends

Author: Yosuke Onchi, Nikkei Asian Review (Japan)

"South Koreans ready more wartime labor suits as clock ticks", 20 Mar 2019...

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25 March 2019
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Author: Frédéric Ojardias, RFI

« Travail forcé : la justice sud-coréenne ordonne la saisie d’actifs de Mitsubishi », 25 mars 2019...

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14 January 2019

So. Korea: Court orders assets forfeiture of Japanese company to enforce decision compensating WWII workers over forced labour

Author: Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press

"South Korea orders seizure of Japan assets over forced labor", 9 Jan. 2019...

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7 January 2019

So. Korea: Plaintiffs seek to seize assets of Japanese companies to enforce Supreme Court’s ruling compensating WWII workers for forced labour

Author: Akiko Horiyama, Mainichi (Japan)

"Move to seize assets in forced labor case in S. Korea prioritizes plaintiffs' rights", 3 Jan. 2019...

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11 December 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 29, December 2018

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin -- highlighting a specific topic each quarter, as well as key developments in corporate legal accountability......

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6 December 2018

Netherlands: Rail co. NS to compensate Holocaust survivors & their relatives over its role in deportation of Jews during WWII

Author: BBC News

"Holocaust: Dutch rail firm NS to pay families compensation", 28 Nov 2018 ...

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9 November 2018

Japan: Lawyers urge companies to comply with So. Korea's court ruling over WWII forced labour

Author: Wooyoung Lee, UPI

"Japan to bring South Korean court ruling on forced labor to international court", 6 Nov 2018...

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5 November 2018

Mitsubishi Materials to set up compensation fund to settle WWII forced labour lawsuits by Chinese wartime workers

Author: The Mainichi (Japan)

"Fund nears setting up under Mitsubishi Materials' forced labor deal", 4 Nov 2018...

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31 October 2018

So. Korea's Supreme Court orders Japanese firm to compensate WWII workers in forced labour lawsuit

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