China And Japan Are Abusing Each Other Using “Harry Potter” Insults

Source: www.buzzfeed.com – Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Diplomats from both countries refer to J.K. Rowling’s books in row over war shrine. This is the Yasukuni War Shrine in Tokyo. It was built in 1869 to commemorate Japan's war dead. Yuya Shino / Reuters However, since the 1970s, the Japanese Government has been criticized by China, South Korea, and Taiwan for using the shrine to be revisionist about World War II. Tyrone Siu / Reuters So it was a controversial move for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit it recently. Kyodo / Reuters China's ambassador to the United Kingdom wrote in The Telegraph: "If militarism is like the haunting Voldemort of Japan, the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo is a kind of horcrux, representing the darkest parts of that nation's soul." Via blogger.com View Entire List ›

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