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Tokyo 2020: Opening ceremony director fired over Holocaust joke • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE24, 22 Jul 2021
The director of the opening #ceremony of the Tokyo 2020# Olympics has been dismissed, organisers said on Thursday, following news reports about his past comments on the #Holocaust. Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto told a briefing that Kentaro Kobayashi had been dismissed because of past comments that made fun of the tragedy, a day before the #Games were due to start. Our reporter in Tokyo Clovis Casali tells us more.

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