JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A group of Indonesian women who say they were raped by
Japanese troops during world war II are preparing to file a lawsuit against the Japanese
government, a human rights group said.
The women were meeting with lawyers over the weekend, the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation
A spokesman for the human rights group, Rita Serena Kalibonso, said the women claimed
they had been raped repeatedly by members of the Japanese imperial army during the
Japanese occupation of Indonesia in 1942.