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Photos: Flowers for the Philippines’ ‘comfort women’

More than 1,000 Filipino women were forced to serve as sex slaves for the Japanese aggressors when Japan occupied the Philippines during World War II

Filipinos offered flowers and celebrated Mass on Saturday, September 17, 2022, to remember the struggle of women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japanese troops during the Second World War.

More than 1,000 Filipino women were forced to serve as sex slaves for the Japanese aggressors when Japan occupied the Philippines from December 1941 until its defeat in August 1945. (Photos by Jire Carreon)

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