Police officers survey the vandalism at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: KyodoPolice officers survey the vandalism at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Kyodo
Police officers survey the vandalism at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Kyodo

Man claiming to be Chinese arrested for vandalising area at Japan’s controversial Yasukuni Shrine

  • The man threw an ink-like liquid on a curtain at one of the buildings of Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine, the Metropolitan Police Department said
  • The shrine, which honours Japanese war criminals, is seen by Japan’s neighbours as a symbol of the country’s former militarism

Topic |   Japan
Police officers survey the vandalism at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: KyodoPolice officers survey the vandalism at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Kyodo
Police officers survey the vandalism at the Yasukuni Shrine. Photo: Kyodo
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