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Japan 'failed' on 'comfort women' issue

By Xinhua in Geneva ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-08-08 08:18:55

UN human rights chief blasts inaction

The UN high commissioner for human rights expressed profound disappointment on Wednesday over Japan's failure to pursue a comprehensive, impartial and lasting resolution of the issue of wartime sexual slavery.

Navi Pillay warned that the human rights of the victims, euphemistically known as "comfort women," continue to be violated, decades after the end of the World War II.

Japan 'failed' on 'comfort women' issue

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