Japanese navy veterans march at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Reuters Japanese navy veterans march at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Reuters
Japanese navy veterans march at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Reuters

Legacy of war in Asia

Top priest at Japan’s controversial Yasukuni Shrine will quit after criticising Emperor Akihito

Though he has no political power, the emperor has annoyed Japanese right-wingers by acknowledging that his country inflicted ‘great suffering’ in China, and expressing regret over Japan’s brutal rule of the Korean peninsula

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia
Japanese navy veterans march at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Reuters Japanese navy veterans march at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Reuters
Japanese navy veterans march at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Reuters
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