Tokyo 2020: Why some people want the rising sun flag banned
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Tokyo 2020: Why some people want the rising sun flag banned

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Just a flag – or a symbol of imperial terror? Fans cheering in a stadium and waving a flag is a staple sight at any international sports event. But what if a flag is so offensive to some countries it sparks a whole movement to get it banned? That is what’s happening with Japan’s rising sun flag and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. And the strongest criticism is from South Korea – where some politicians even compare it to the Nazi swastika. Critics say the flag is flown by fans who want to romanticise and rewrite the human rights abuses […]

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