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PressTV-'Comfort women' stage rally in Seoul


PressTV-'Comfort women' stage rally in Seoul: On Wednesday, hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul to denounce the deal with Japan over the so-called "comfort women" of South Korea used as sex slaves during World War II.

Among the demonstrators were some of the former comfort women who called the accord “humiliating."

The latest rally come two days after Japan and South Korea finally inked a landmark deal over the controversial issue of women sex slaves during World War II, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offering an apology and promising one-billion-yen ($8.3-million) payment for the Korean victims.

Japan said the payment was aimed at "restoring the women's dignity" but was not official compensation.

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