Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Photo: Kyodo

Japan to pardon 600,000 criminals to mark Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement

  • The pardons will involve those found guilty of minor infractions at least three years ago and fined, according to officials with knowledge of the plan
  • About 2.5 million people were pardoned in 1990 to celebrate the ascension to the throne of Emperor Akihito, Naruhito’s father
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Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Photo: Kyodo
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