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 June 15, 1988 In 1988, the Japanese American reparations bill becomes law as the Civil Rights Redress Act of 1988. This lays the framework for $1.2 billion ($20,000 each) paid to Japanese Americans and a Letter of Apology as Federal redress. June 15, 1980 In 1980, the United States gives $81 million to the Klamaths of Oregon. March 23, 2019 Canada: $230 million: Japanese Canadians (“Ottawa Will Pay Compensation To Uprooted Japanese-Canadians” by John F. Burns, The New York Times, September 23, 1988).