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S. Korean 'comfort women' sue Japan rock band

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A group of South Korean women forced into wartime sexual slavery by Japan filed a defamation suit Monday against a little known, far-right Japanese rock band for calling them prostitutes. 

South Korean former "comfort women", who were forced to serve as sex slaves for Japanese troops during World War II, protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on August 8, 2012. A group of former South Korean sex slaves have filed a defamation suit against a little known, far-right Japanese rock band for calling them prostitutes.

A CD containing a song with the allegedly defamatory lyrics by the band "Scramble" was mailed -- along with a translated text -- to a shelter caring for so-called "comfort women" in Gwangju, south of Seoul, last week.

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