The leader of a Buddhist temple in Nanjing was dismissed after photos revealed memorial tablets in the temple were dedicated to Japanese war criminals. Photo: Weibo
The leader of a Buddhist temple in Nanjing was dismissed after photos revealed memorial tablets in the temple were dedicated to Japanese war criminals. Photo: Weibo

Nanjing punishes officials for temple honouring Japanese war criminals

  • Viral social media post reveals a Buddhist temple housed tablets dedicated to four Japanese military figures who took part in the Nanking massacre
  • Eastern Chinese city sacks the temple’s leader and the head of the district’s religious affairs bureau

The leader of a Buddhist temple in Nanjing was dismissed after photos revealed memorial tablets in the temple were dedicated to Japanese war criminals. Photo: Weibo
The leader of a Buddhist temple in Nanjing was dismissed after photos revealed memorial tablets in the temple were dedicated to Japanese war criminals. Photo: Weibo
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