Arrest over Anne Frank diary vandalism

March 14, 2014 9:47 AM

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Arrest over Anne Frank diary vandalism

Tokyo: A man has been arrested for vandalising copies of Anne Frank’s diary in Tokyo libraries, police said, a case that has sparked alarm over a rightward shift in Japanese politics.

More than 300 copies of The Diary of a Young Girl, or publications containing biographies of Anne Frank, Nazi persecution of Jews and related material had been torn at many public libraries in Japan.

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