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Seoul court orders Nippon Steel to compensate wartime workers

Steelmaker must pay reparations to 4 Koreans forced to work during WWII, court rules

Supporters of laborers forced to work during Japanese colonial rule protest in front of the Supreme Court in Seoul on Oct. 30.   © Kyodo

SEOUL -- South Korea's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a Japanese steelmaker to pay compensation of 100 million won ($88,000) each to four Koreans who were forced to work for the company during World War II.

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