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February 22, 2000
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The Simon Wiesenthal Center urged Japan to appoint a commission to investigate the country’s World War II crimes or face continuing lawsuits in American courts and hostility from other Asian nations. Rabbi Abraham Cooper, the center’s associate dean and expert on Asian affairs, made the comments in Tokyo after responding to an invitation by Japanese legislators to discuss the nation’s unfinished wartime legacy.

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