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Articles by Uemura Takashi

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Uemura Takashi is a former reporter of Asahi Shimbun, and currently an adjunct lecturer at Hokusei Gakuen University in Sapporo. Born in Kochi in 1958, he worked for the Asahi Shimbun as a reporter from 1982 until March 2014. In 1991 he wrote two articles on the first “comfort woman” to come forward, Ms. Kim Hak-sun. He has been criticized as a "reporter who initiated the comfort woman issue,” and a “reporter who fabricated his articles.” Intense attacks against him and his family became a major social issue in 2014. Aside from work experience in thecity news sections in Osaka and Tokyo,Uemura also worked attheAsahi’s Teheran, Seoul, and Beijing Bureaus, and he ended his career with the Asahias chief of the Hakodate Bureau.