Japan's nationalist prime minister denied Thursday that the country's military forced women into sexual slavery during World War II. . . .Really?
"The fact is, there is no evidence to prove there was coercion," Abe said.
Shitter.His remarks contradicted evidence in Japanese documents unearthed in 1992 that historians said showed military authorities had a direct role in working with contractors to forcibly procure women for the brothels.The documents, which are backed up by accounts from soldiers and victims, said Japanese authorities set up the brothels in response to uncontrolled rape sprees by invading Japanese soldiers in East Asia.
Update: Horowitz's name fixed. Herschowitz is my downstairs neighbor. Only thing he denies is dinging my car door.