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Japan cabinet approves anti-conspiracy bill amid civil rights concerns

Published on: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 2:56:51 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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TOKYO(Reuters) - Japan's cabinet on Tuesday approved legislation that would penalize criminal conspiracies, a move critics say threatens civil liberties, but officials say is needed to prevent terrorist targeting events like the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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