Group protests over comments by Japan cosmetics firm on Koreans

A group seeking to protect the rights of ethnic Korean residents in Japan asked the Osaka city government on Monday to look into a message posted by the head of a major cosmetics firm that has been criticized for being discriminatory. DHC Corp. has been under fire since its chief executive, Yoshiaki Yoshida, wrote the message on its website last month, apparently attacking a rival company that he said uses many Japanese talent with Korean roots in its commercials. “DHC is a purely Japanese firm, including the talent we use,” he added. The nonprofit group, Korea NGO Center, filed a request with…

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