File photo of protesters in Japan holding up banners denouncing the “discrimination and persecution against North Koreans” in 2001. File photo: AP

North Koreans in Japan rally against Shinzo Abe’s move to axe funding for Pyongyang-linked schools

  • In Japan, 10,000 ethnic North Korean pupils are enrolled at an estimated 70 schools associated with the Kim Jong-un regime
  • The North Korean view of the world is taught at these schools, which were set up after World War II for the children of forced labourers
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File photo of protesters in Japan holding up banners denouncing the “discrimination and persecution against North Koreans” in 2001. File photo: AP
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