TOKYO The Tokyo High Court rejected on Tuesday demands from Chinese plaintiffs for compensation and an apology from Japan’s government for biological warfare in China before and during World War II.
The court, however, backed a landmark ruling in 2002 that recognized that Japan had carried out biological warfare during the war, something the Japanese government has never officially acknowledged.
Story continues… Also, you can read about the2002 ruling here. There are many articles on Japanese history here and historical memory here. Not only foreign victims of Japan’s colonialism suffer, as shown in the recent story, Japanese Court Rejects Funds for War Orphans.