Bruce Meyer-Kenny

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Police evict 'Artisan' Pierre Pariseau from the grounds of Yasukuni shrine after he was assualted by a member of the public during commerations for the 60th anniversy of the end of WW2. Police said 'The eviction was for his own safety'  August 15 2005....Established in 1869 by the Meiji Emperor to commerate those who died in the Boshin War. The shrine now houses the souls or 'kami' of Japan's war dead including 14 A-class war criminals who were interned among the 2.5 million war dead in 1978. Visits to the shrine by Japanese Prime Ministers create tensions with Japan's Asian neighbors.(Photo by Bruce Meyer/2.0 Images)......