Japan's Yasukuni Shrine memorializes 2.5 million soldiers, sailors, and airmen who served Japan since the Meiji Restoration, which ended Japan's isolation in the 19th century. The Yasukuni Shrine is at the center of an international controversy, evoking ...
Council on Foreign Relations · 5/22/2006
Justin Bieber is in for one bad day ... to apologize to fans after he made a stop at a controversial shrine in Japan this week. While in Tokyo, Bieber visited the city's Yasukuni Shrine -- a memorial that honors those who lost their lives during World ...
US Magazine · 4/23/2014
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent an offering of a “masakaki” sacred tree branch to war-related Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo to mark ... By making a symbolic offering instead of visiting the controversial shrine, Abe wanted to avoid antagonizing China and ...
The Asahi Shimbun · 4/21/2015
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Abe sent religious offerings Tuesday rather than visiting Yasukuni Shrine, a move less likely to draw controversy on his current Southeast Asian trip and an upcoming U.S. visit. Organizers gave an initial count of 106 lawmakers visiting the shrine.
Denver Post · ByMari Yamaguchi · 4/21/2015
On December 26, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an official visit to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, drawing harsh criticism from Japan’s neighbors and a public rebuke from the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. Now that he has done it, what are the likely policy ...
Council on Foreign Relations · 12/30/2013
Previous visits and offerings to the controversial Yasukuni shrine have drawn sharp rebukes from China and South Korea. Abe's last visit to Yasukuni, in December 2013, also drew criticism from Washington. The shrine said Abe sent "masakaki" offerings ... · ByMari Yamaguchi · 4/21/2015
These controversial urinals, depicting kneeling Japanese soldiers with their mouths open wide, were recently snapped and posted on Weibo. Located in a Harbin hotel, they have been dubbed 靖国神厕, a reference to the Yasukuni Shrine in Japan.
Shanghaiist · 3/16/2012
TOKYO: Scores of Japanese lawmakers on Wednesday (Apr 22) paid homage at the controversial Yasukuni shrine, risking fresh anger from Asian neighbours that fell victim to Tokyo's aggression last century. A cross-section of parliamentarians paid their ...
Channel News Asia · 4/21/2015
CHINA has blasted visits to a controversial Tokyo war shrine by more than 100 Japanese lawmakers as a denial of Japan's wartime history of attacking its Asian neighbours. "No matter in what capacity or form Japanese leaders visit Yasukuni Shrine ...
The Australian · 4/23/2013
Ministers in Japan's new centre-left government have stayed away from a controversial shrine on the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II. It is the first time in 25 years that the entire cabinet has stayed away from ceremonies at the Yasukuni shrine.
BBC · 8/15/2010
yasukuni shrine
Yasukuni Shrine (靖国神社 or 靖國神社 Yasukuni Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. It was …
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