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Vandals Target Anne Frank’s Diary in Japan

Image: Ripped pages of Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" are displayed at a library in Tokyo
Ripped pages of Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" are displayed at a library in Tokyo on Friday. City officials announced Friday that librarians have counted at least 265 damaged Anne Frank-related books at 31 municipal libraries since the end of January. Though Holocaust denial has occurred in Japan at times, the motive for damaging the books is unclear. JIJI PRESS / AFP - Getty Images

Ripped pages of Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" are displayed at a library in Tokyo on Feb. 21. City officials announced Friday that librarians have counted at least 265 damaged Anne Frank-related books at 31 municipal libraries since the end of January. Though Holocaust denial has occurred in Japan at times, the motive for damaging the books is unclear.