(South China Morning Post) A Japanese right-wing group has apologised after a member kicked a statue of a “comfort woman” in Taiwan.

The apology on Thursday by “the Truth of Comfort Women Movement” said Mitsuhiko Fujii had resigned from his position with the group and conceded that his actions risked harming relations between Japan and the self-ruled island.

His actions had been branded “unacceptable” by the Taiwanese government and had prompted protests from human rights activists.

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