Running the gauntlet at Yasukuni

Discussion in 'Japanese News & Hot Topics' started by thomas, Apr 23, 2002.

  1. thomas

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    It has happened again: PM Koizumi has paid the obligatory visit to the Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo. Earlier than usual to avoid stir, nevertheless prompting strong reactions from Asian neighbours.

    Latest news: http://forum.japanreference.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=222

    What's your opinion on this annual ritual? Is it just a religious/national obligation? Or do you understand Japan's furious neighbours who view this ritual as highly provocative?

    Btw, here's the link to the shrine's official web site

    => http://www.japanreference.com/cgi-bin/jump.cgi?ID=583
     
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