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Author to give talk on Chinese comfort women

Peipei Qiu, one of the authors of the first English book on Chinese comfort women, will speak at Richmond Cultural Centre on April 28.

Qiu co-wrote Chinese Comfort Women: Testimonies from Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves.

The talk is presented by Richmond Public Library and B.C. Association for Learning and  Preserving the History of WW II in Asia and will be held in the Performance Hall.

The talk takes place on Monday, April 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Performance Hall at 7700 Minoru Gate. The seminar will be in English and Mandarin.

To register or for more information visit any library branch, call 604-231-6413 or register online at

“This book is a heart-rending documentation of an appalling act committed by the Japanese military in World War II when they abducted and forced hundreds of thousands of women into sex slavery," said Richmond Public Lbrary’s co-ordinator of Chinese language special services, Wendy Jang.

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