Showing posts with label apology. Show all posts
Showing posts with label apology. Show all posts

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Pope's apology for abuses at Catholic residential schools, in Canada, not enough

The Canadian government made clear Wednesday that Pope Francis’ apology to Indigenous peoples for abuses in the country’s church-run residential schools didn't go far enough, suggesting that reconciliation over the fraught history is still very much a work in progress. [FRANCE 24 English]

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Rwanda demands apology from Vatican over genocide

The Government of Rwanda has demanded an apology from the Vatican for the role played by members of the Catholic Church in the 1994 genocide against Tutsi,according a government statement released on Wednesday.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Tokyo, Seoul agree on spending priorities for $9.9M comfort women fund

The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea agreed on how $9.9 million in funds would be used to help comfort women, former sex slaves forced to serve in wartime brothels during World War II.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs mixed feelings. Japanese people view his visit as an "apology."

Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit Hiroshima since America dropped an atomic bomb on the city 71 years ago, stirring mixed feelings among the United States, Japan and the victim countries during WWII.

Monday, December 28, 2015

S.Korea, Japan reach agreement on sex slavery

South Korea and Japan on Monday reached an agreement on Japan's wartime sexual slavery of Korean women during World War II as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an official apology for the atrocities.

Monday, November 2, 2015

S.Korea, Japan to speed up 'comfort women' talks

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday to speed up talks on Japan's wartime sex slavery of Korean women to reach an agreement on the issue at an earliest possible date, Park's office said.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Beijing blames militarists after Xinhua's Akihito apology editorial draws protest

China's foreign ministry urged on Friday the Japanese government to look squarely at  history and deal with historical issues prudently and properly after Tokyo lodged a protest with Beijing over a call by China's state news agency for Japan's Emperor Akihito to apologize for the country's past military aggression.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

Chinese media voice moderate criticism of Abe's WWII statement

China's state media on Friday moderately criticized Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's remarks in a statement he issued to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

'Comfort women' still waiting for an apology

As many as 200,000 Korean women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II, but Kim Bok-dong is not hopeful that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is about to apologize.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

South Korean sex slavery victim during WWII passes away, 49 alive

One more South Korean victim of sex slavery for Japan's Imperial Army during the World War II has passed away, leaving the living victims at 49, an advocacy group for the South Korean victims said Thursday.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Japanese academics urge Abe to renew "comfort women" apology

Japanese academics Monday urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to renew apologies for the country's imperialist past and offer to compensate victims of its wartime brothel system, in the latest intervention from educationalists.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...