solatium payments


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solatium payments

Monetary compensation given to alleviate grief, suffering, and anxiety resulting from injuries, and property or personal loss.
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Japan intends to review the way solatium payments are made to South Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japanese soldiers before and during World War II, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiromu Nonaka indicated Monday.
A fund, nominally private but with strong official backing, was established to compensate surviving Comfort Women and specific letters of apology from the prime minister, accompanying solatium payments, were issued to the first of the former victims during 1996.