Class Suit By WWII Korean Sex Slaves Against Japan Dismissed By Federal Judge
(June 23, 2016, 2:22 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on June 21 dismissed a putative class action by Korean residents accusing the Japanese government of abducting them and forcing them into servitude and sexual slavery during the Second World War (He Nam You, et al. v. Hirohito, et al., No. 15-3257, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80699).
(Order available. Document #43-160701-004R.)
He Nam You and Kyung Soon Kim, residents and citizens of the Republic of Korea, alleged in a class complaint filed in the U.S. District Court...