Anthony Head

 

Nanjing Disappearing

Features

Japan is still performing its historical conjuring tricks, attempting to influence popular perceptions of history – particularly relating to Japanese wartime atrocities – through educational policy and fllms showing Japan as the victim.

The Cost of Justice in Japan

Features

When the legal authorities finally decided to reopen a 1966 murder case in which the young boxer, Iwao Hakamada, had been sentenced to death, the DNA tests showed that the evidence against him had been fabricated. After decades on death row, he has finally been released.