Photos of Zhang Zhehan at the Yasukuni Shrine in 2018 resurfaced as China marked the 76th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II. Photo: Weibo Photos of Zhang Zhehan at the Yasukuni Shrine in 2018 resurfaced as China marked the 76th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II. Photo: Weibo
Photos of Zhang Zhehan at the Yasukuni Shrine in 2018 resurfaced as China marked the 76th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II. Photo: Weibo

Chinese actor Zhang Zhehan faces domestic boycott over 2018 photos at Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine

  • The semi-official China Association of Performing Arts says a public figure has no excuse for ignorance and asks members to boycott Zhang
  • Its statement, on anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II, follows Zhang’s apology for photos at shrine where Japanese war criminals are interred

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Photos of Zhang Zhehan at the Yasukuni Shrine in 2018 resurfaced as China marked the 76th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II. Photo: Weibo Photos of Zhang Zhehan at the Yasukuni Shrine in 2018 resurfaced as China marked the 76th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II. Photo: Weibo
Photos of Zhang Zhehan at the Yasukuni Shrine in 2018 resurfaced as China marked the 76th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II. Photo: Weibo
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