Hiroshi Motomura

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Miyazaki's controversial Peace Tower continues to cause unease

National Feb 10, 2015

Miyazaki's controversial Peace Tower continues to cause unease

A monument in the city of Miyazaki built to glorify Imperial Japan's occupation of Asian nations and later rededicated as the city's Peace Tower has been a source of local discomfort for decades. In 1965, authorities restored an Imperial-era slogan on the 36-meter stone tower, ...