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Families of Forced Labor Victims Withdraw Request to Seize Mitsubishi Heavy Assets

Families of Forced Labor Victims Withdraw Request to Seize Mitsubishi Heavy Assets

ANYANG, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The families of four forced labor victims have withdrawn a request to seize what was believed to be assets of Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. in South Korea, legal sources said Thursday. The families recently filed the withdrawal request with the Anyang branch of the Suwon District Court, just [...]

Court Rejects Damages Suit Against Japanese Firms by Korean Forced Labor Victims

Court Rejects Damages Suit Against Japanese Firms by Korean Forced Labor Victims

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A local court on Monday dismissed a damages suit launched by 85 South Korean victims of wartime forced labor in Japan and their families against 16 Japanese companies, saying the plaintiffs don’t have litigation rights. The Seoul Central District Court said South Korean wartime forced laborers cannot claim individual [...]

S. Korean Victims of Japan’s Wartime Forced Labor Slam Japan’s Export Curbs

S. Korean Victims of Japan’s Wartime Forced Labor Slam Japan’s Export Curbs

GWANGJU, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean victims of Japan’s wartime forced labor denounced Tokyo on Thursday for restricting tech material exports in an apparent response to the Korean top court’s rulings on compensation over Japan’s wrongdoings. Japan said earlier this week it will tighten regulations on exports to South Korea of high-tech chemicals [...]