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Korean Forced Labor Victims Win Another Appeal Against Mitsubishi

Korean Forced Labor Victims Win Another Appeal Against Mitsubishi

GWANGJU, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A regional appellate court ruled Wednesday that Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. must compensate Korean victims of wartime forced labor for their unpaid work, adding to a recent series of rulings in favor of the victims. The Gwangju High Court upheld the lower court decision for three elderly defendants, [...]

Supreme Court Orders Mitsubishi to Compensate Korean Victims of Wartime Forced Labor

Supreme Court Orders Mitsubishi to Compensate Korean Victims of Wartime Forced Labor

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Supreme Court confirmed two appellate court rulings on Thursday that ordered a Japanese company to compensate Koreans for forced labor during World War II. The four-judge bench handed down the decisions on two damages suits against Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. It upheld two rulings — one that [...]