Seventy years after the end of World War Two, revisionism in Japan is growing stronger and becoming more mainstream. Some are denying that Japan committed war atrocities, including forcing women in China, South Korea and South East Asia to be comfort women, or sex slaves for [continue reading].
On Friday, Japanese leader Shinzo Abe will make a speech marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. Much attention will be on the words he uses, but if the term “sorry” is uttered, it will not be for the first time, reports Robert Dujarric. Japanese [continue reading].
The latest attempt at a humanitarian pause in Yemen “has not been respected by any party to the conflict,” the United Nations’ humanitarian chief said Tuesday, adding that a plan to reach 3 million Yemenis with aid is ready to go if only the fighting would [continue reading].
Hundreds of Yazidi boys abducted by Isis are being forced to practice beheading techniques on dolls as part of their “re-education”. The radicalization programme is part of Isis’ plan to create the next generation of extremists in the vast swathes of territory it controls [continue reading].