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 August 10, 2018 In November 1995, Queen Elizabeth presides at signing of the Waikato Raupatu Claims Settlement Bill, making reparations for the seizure of Maori land by British colonists in 1863. June 15, 2017 Germany starts moving toward nullifying convictions of homosexuals, thereby removing their criminal records. Germany Wipes Slate Clean for 50,000 Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law, N.Y. Times, 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.