Japanese ex-reporter files libel suit over allegations of fabricating comfort women stories

January 9, 2015 5:00 AM

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Japanese ex-reporter files libel suit over allegations of fabricating comfort women stories

Takashi Uemura, a former journalist of the Asahi newspaper, shows a copy of his story during a press conference in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Uemura, who wrote stories about women forced into sex slavery by Japan during World War II filed a defamation suit Friday against a publisher and a scholar who accused him of fabricating the issue. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) (The Associated Press)

Takashi Uemura, a former journalist of the Asahi newspaper, attends a press conference in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Uemura, who wrote stories about women forced into sex slavery by Japan during World War II filed a defamation suit Friday against a publisher and a scholar who accused him of fabric...

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