• Kyodo News


The Tokyo High Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by a group of South Koreans who argued that the government unconstitutionally enshrined at Yasukuni Shrine their deceased relatives, who worked for the Imperial Japanese Army during the war, upholding a lower court decision.

The enshrinement was based on information about the war dead compiled by the Health and Welfare Ministry, the predecessor to the current Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry.

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