BEIJING TRANSLATION COMPANY: On the morning of December 12, in front of the shrine of Yasukuni Shrine in Chiyoda District, Tokyo, Japan, a Chinese man and a woman ignited paper to hold a protest. Both have been arrested by Japanese police.
At about 7 a.m. local time on the 12th, in front of the shrine gate of Yasukuni Shrine, a man held the banner of "Don't forget the Nanjing Massacre", shouted "Down with militarism" and "Japanese apology" in his mouth, and ignited the paper. Later, Yasukuni Shrine staff found in the fire were under control. According to the Tokyo Fire Department, the fire quickly extinguished and the building was undamaged.
According to Japanese media, the man, surnamed Guo and Chinese (Hong Kong) citizen, aged 55, was arrested by Japanese police for invading buildings. Later, a female colleague who filmed his protests was arrested by Japanese police. The woman is a 26-year-old Chinese surnamed Yan.
According to the investigation, both men acknowledged the protests. Japanese police are investigating the news.