Posts Tagged: military

Seoul court orders Japan to pay damages over wartime sexual slavery

Via the Guardian: The Seoul central district court on Friday said Japan was liable to compensate 12 women who were forced to work as so-called “comfort women”, in a ruling that is expected to inflict further damage on the countries’ already fraught ties.Some historians say that as many as 200,000 women – mostly Koreans, but

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‘European values’

Germany continues to support Arab dictators and their wars: The German government approved a total of €1.16 billion ($1.41 billion) in arms exports during 2020 to countries involved in both the Yemen and Libya conflicts, reported news agency dpa citing the country’s Economy Ministry. Germany, by December 17, had signed off on permissions to export

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1956

Vintage newsreel that includes footage of the British colonial troops conducting counterinsurgency operations, during their disastrous 1956 Suez War.

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