TOKYO, Feb. 20 -- (Kyodo) _ Pages in more than 200 copies of the Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank and related books have been ripped out for unknown reasons at libraries in Tokyo, an official of the Japan Library Association said Thursday.
The association has not been able to identify who did so and why, according to the official. The libraries include ones in Tokyo's Nakano, Nerima and Suginami wards.
The diary, written by a Jewish girl who lived in Amsterdam during the time of the Holocaust, was added to the U.N. Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization's Memory of the World Register in 2009.
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