Nationalism resurfacing at protests in Japan

Aug 15, 2013, 01:26 PM

Japan's prime minister has broken with tradition in marking the anniversary of the country's surrender in World War II - and China is furious:

In recent years, leaders expressed profound remorse for the actions of Japan's imperial army.

But Shinzo Abe now openly says he wants to get rid of the pacifist constitution imposed by the United States after the war.

And on Japan's streets, nationalism is resurfacing - some of it violent, as Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports for BBC World Service's Newshour.