‘Comfort women’: Researchers claim first known film

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Source: Time

South Korea has released what it says is the first known footage of “comfort women” forced to work as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War Two.

Filmed by US troops in China, the clip was found by government-funded researchers at Seoul National University in US archives.

The 18-second clip shows several women lined up talking to a Chinese soldier.

South Korean activists estimate 200,000 women were forced into brothels for Japan’s military.

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