Thursday, January 16, 2014

Japan: World War II statue in US draws Japan protest

A statue in a public park in the US state of California is stirring controversy.It honours the thousands of so-called "comfort women" - mostly Korean and Chinese women - who were used as sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War.But the Japanese government is protesting the new statue and is calling for it to be removed.Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Glendale, California.