Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been criticised for visiting the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, which honours Japan's war dead, including 14 convicted war criminals. Photo: Reuters Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been criticised for visiting the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, which honours Japan's war dead, including 14 convicted war criminals. Photo: Reuters
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been criticised for visiting the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, which honours Japan's war dead, including 14 convicted war criminals. Photo: Reuters

Japan’s ‘patriotic wives’: praise for Abe, censure for China and South Korea

Ultra-conservative women's groups take a hard line

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been criticised for visiting the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, which honours Japan's war dead, including 14 convicted war criminals. Photo: Reuters Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been criticised for visiting the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, which honours Japan's war dead, including 14 convicted war criminals. Photo: Reuters
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been criticised for visiting the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, which honours Japan's war dead, including 14 convicted war criminals. Photo: Reuters
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