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Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue
Thursday, October 3, 2019
The “comfort women” issue is perhaps Japan’s most contentious present-day diplomatic quandary. Inside Japan, the issue is dividing the country across clear ideological lines. Supporters and detractors are caught in a relentless battle over empirical evidence, the validity of oral testimony, the number of victims, the meaning of sexual slavery, and the definition of coercive recruitment. "Shusenjo" is the directorial debut of Miki Dezaki, also known as “Medamasensei” on Youtube.