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UN Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination criticizes 2015 comfort women agreement

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유엔 인종차별철폐위, 한일 위안부 협정 질타

The UN Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination has blasted Japan... over its 2015 ‘Comfort Women’ agreement.with South Korea.
According to Kyodo News, members of the committee, which met for the first time in four years in Switzerland on Thursday local time.
They pointed out that the deal cannot solve the issues of sexual violence against the victims.
Gay McDougall( ), a renowned U.S. human rights activist, expressed a lack of satisfaction over the agreement, criticizing Tokyo’s failure to provide proper compensation and a sincere apology.
While it's not the first time the UN committee condemned Japan, its government filed a written objection, noting the publicity of the bilateral 2015 agreement.

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