In July , then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a strong advocate of the cause, denounced the use of the euphemism 'comfort women' for what should be referred to as 'enforced sex slaves'. Documents were found in Shanghai that showed details of how the Japanese Army went about opening comfort stations for Japanese troops in occupied Shanghai. The young mayor, who is also one of the leaders of the emerging conservative Nationalist and Restoration Party, also said there is no evidence that these women, euphemistically called 'comfort women', have been forced into prostitution. This was done in , when a former comfort woman forced to work for Showa soldiers in Taiwan, published her memoirs under the pseudonym of Suzuko Shirota. The court testimonies state that these prepubescent girls were repeatedly raped by Japanese soldiers  while those who refused to comply were executed. The soldiers had to bring up the money themselves from their regular guerdon recompense. The memorial, which stood alongside Manila Bay, was unveiled in December. Vast amounts of material pertaining to war crimes, and the responsibility of the nation's highest leaders, were destroyed on the orders of the Japanese government at the end of the war. New documents discovered in China shed light on facilities inside comfort stations operated within a Japanese army compound, and the conditions of the Korean comfort women. After World War II, former Korean comfort women were afraid to reveal their past, because they are afraid of being disowned or ostracized further. Japanese nationalists insist that the so-called "comfort women" were not sex slaves because they chose to serve as prostitutes. Monument to WW II sex slaves removed, sparking outrage The issue of "comfort women" has long been a contentious one for Japan. Last year, said Japan needed a dictatorship. Hiding the facts and mixing them with your own assertions is something that newspapers do all the time too". Many women were tricked or defrauded into joining the military brothels. Interviews conducted with former comfort women also suggest that some women came from the island of Flores. That's why it's shameful, so shameful," said Teresita Ang See, who is a co-founding president of a Chinese-Filipino group.