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Debate reignited over Japanese buildings in South Korea

September 2 marks the 75th anniversary of the formal surrender of Japan – and the moment that brought World War II to an end.

September 2 marks the 75th anniversary of the formal surrender of Japan – and the moment that brought World War II to an end.

Japan’s defeat in South Korea has reignited a debate over what to do with the buildings they constructed during their occupation of the Korean Peninsula.

Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Seoul.