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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...
Author: Cho Ki-weon, Hankyoreh (So. Korea)
The Japanese government is holding briefings in which it is instructing Japanese companies that are being sued by Koreans who were conscripted into forced labor during Japan’s colonial occupation not to compensate the plaintiffs or even settle with...
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