Japan paid $8.3 million to provide old-age care to Korean “Comfort Women” survivors plus a new apology (“Japan and South Korea Settle Dispute Over Wartime ‘Comfort Women'” by Choe Sang-hung, The New York Times, December 28, 2015). March 23, 2019 No Comments Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like March 23, 2019 More than 700 claims have been filed under an agreement between U.S. and France in which French officials have agreed to pay out $60 million for the deportations carried out by SNCF, the France’s railway system. In exchange, the U.S. government agreed to ask courts to dismiss any lawsuits against SNCF or the French government (“U.S. Begins Paying Out Reparations from France to Holocaust Survivors and Their Heirs” by Katherine Shaver, Washington Post, September 15, 2016). June 15, 1987 The US House of Representatives passes a bill on September 17, 1987 to pay reparations to Japanese Americans forced into internment camps during World War II. June 15, 1986 In 1986, the United States pays $32 million to honor the 1836 treaty with the Ottawas of Michigan.