South Korea top court orders Japan’s Mitsubishi to compensate former South Korean forced laborers

FILE PHOTO: A visitor is seen at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' booth during the Maritime Air Systems and Technologies Asia (MAST) show in Chiba, Japan June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s top court ruled on Thursday that Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd must compensate 28 South Koreans for their forced labor during World War Two, a ruling that drew an immediate rebuke from Tokyo. The decision echoed the Supreme Court’s landmark verdict last month that ruled in favor of South Koreans […]

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