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Nobel laureate: PM's ouster of specific scholars from SCJ is harmful

Nobel Prize winner in medicine Honjo Tasuku said, “I believe that an environment where researchers can think freely and transmit their thoughts freely will most effectively lead to the happiness of the people.”

Introduction of face recognition system by police raises privacy concerns

Lawyer Muto Tadaaki, who is knowledgeable about the ongoing surveillance controversy, said that the introduction of the face identifying system runs counter to the global trend for more privacy protection.

Opposition parties in Adachi Ward Assembly demand retraction of LDP member’s insult to LGBTQ people

LDP lawmaker Shiraishi Masateru at a plenary session of the Tokyo’s Adachi Ward Assembly remarked that the district will be ruined if LGBTQ people pervade, and that for humans, creating a “normal family” is more valuable than anything else.

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Scholars and youth jointly stand up for academic freedom in Japan

In rhythm to the music from a makeshift stage set up near Shibuya Station, young people together wi...
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