The Tokyo shrine honours 2.5 million war dead but also top second world war criminals. Photo: AFP

Japan PM Shinzo Abe stays away from Yasukuni war shrine, offers tree instead

  • Abe last visited the shrine in December 2013 to mark his first year in power, sparking fury in Beijing and Seoul
  • Since then, the prime minister has sent offerings
Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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The Tokyo shrine honours 2.5 million war dead but also top second world war criminals. Photo: AFP
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