MAY 30, 2009 — Japanese Ambassador, Ichiro Fujisaki, apologizes for treatment of prisoners of war to Survivors gathered in San Antonio, Texas for the very last annual convention of the American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor organization.

SEP. 13, 2010 — Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada apologized to six POWs and relatives of two who died who were in Japan for an eight day visit. The group was invited by the Japanese government as part of the Japanese-American POW friendship program, and is the first to visit Japan with Japanese government sponsorship.



US-Japan Dialogue on POWs has posted photos of trip. Click on link, “POWs Trip to Japan 2010.”  If this link is no longer seen on their front page, click on the "News" link on the left side menu.