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ming, head of the SMG News Cen­ter.

In ad­di­tion, cur­rent de­vel­op­ments in in­ter­na­tional pol­i­tics have in­spired the doc­u­men­tary mak­ers to see the his­tor­i­cal event with a more ob­jec­tive and ac­cu­rate point of view, he said.

The three new episodes — nal for the Far East, was held in Tokyo from May 1946 to Sept 1948. The Ja­panese lead­ers were tried on charges of con­spir­ing to start and wage war, for com­mit­ting atroc­i­ties against hu­man­ity and for plan­ning, au­tho­riz­ing or fail­ing to pre­vent trans­gres­sions among mil­i­tary com­man­ders.

All of the de­fen­dants were found guilty and seven were sen­tenced to death.

A num­ber of Ja­panese politi­cians, such as for­mer prime min­is­ters Naoto Kan and Yukio Ha­toyama, and for­mer Ja­panese am­bas­sador to China Yuji Miyamoto, were in­ter­viewed for the doc­u­men­tary and spoke about their per­cep­tions of the tri­als.

The three new episodes also show the site of the tri­als and Sug­amo Prison, where the de­fen­dants were held. No traces of th­ese places re­main, the doc­u­men­tary’s mak­ers found.

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