People visit Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo to pay tribute to the country’s war dead on Sunday, the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II. Photo: EPA-EFE
People visit Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo to pay tribute to the country’s war dead on Sunday, the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II. Photo: EPA-EFE

China hits out at Japan over ministers’ Yasukuni Shrine visits

  • Beijing says the cabinet members’ actions reflect Tokyo’s ‘wrong attitude’ to its history of aggression
  • Prime minister and emperor take a more low-key approach to mark 76th anniversary of Japan’s World War II defeat

People visit Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo to pay tribute to the country’s war dead on Sunday, the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II. Photo: EPA-EFE
People visit Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo to pay tribute to the country’s war dead on Sunday, the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II. Photo: EPA-EFE
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