Seoul condemns updated Japanese textbooks

Seoul condemns updated Japanese textbooks
South Korea and Japan reached agreement at the end of last year on their dispute over wartime sex slaves that had soured relations for decades. Japan offered a "heartfelt apology" and a one-billion-yen ($ 8.3 million) payment to Korean women forced into …
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Germany tightening rape law in wake of Cologne assaults
Currently, victims in Germany reporting a rape to police must not only demonstrate that they verbally declined sex but also that they physically resisted their assailant. Maas said the new legislation would now cover "the actual situations in which …
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Look at big picture on rights, regime urges
Calling the UPR a platform for civil society to engage with the government, Ms Pradichit said local civil society organisations (CSOs) would meet Bangkok-based diplomats today to discuss both progress and setbacks concerning 22 rights issues they plan …
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