The spotlight has fallen again on textbook screening as people in Okinawa denounce the government’s March instruction that publishers delete descriptions about the role the Imperial army played in ordering mass civilian suicides during the Battle of Okinawa.
Following are questions and answers about how the screening procedure works and controversies over the system:
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