Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made a point of not apologising for his nation’s brutality before and during the second world war, instead stopping short by merely acknowledging suffering and expressing regret. Photo: Kyodo

Nothing short of a proper apology will bring full acceptance of Japan

Prime Minister Abe has had numerous chances to apologise for Japan’s wartime atrocities but has not taken them, to the detriment of his country’s image

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has made a point of not apologising for his nation’s brutality before and during the second world war, instead stopping short by merely acknowledging suffering and expressing regret. Photo: Kyodo
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