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 September 15, 2018 By June 2018, all countries in Europe, with the exception of Poland, have passed legislation to compensate owners for properties seized under Nazi and communist rule. Poland now considers limited legislation that would nonetheless include provisions for restitution to spouses, children, and grandchildren of now deceased victims. June 15, 2001 In 2001, in another case, a French court holds that French banks that hoarded assets of Jews have to create a fund of $50 million for those individuals with evidence of previous accounts (New York Times, June 13, 2001, A-14). March 23, 2019 France: The State Department has paid or approved 90 claims for a total of $11 million in reparations by France to former WWII prisoners who were carried to Nazi Death Camps in French trains—the first French reparations paid to Holocaust survivors in the U.S. (“U.S. Begins Paying Out Reparations from France to Holocaust Survivors and Their Heirs” by Katherine Shaver, Washington Post, September 15, 2016).