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National Aug 26, 2010

108 school judo class deaths but no charges, only silence

Yasuhiko Kobayashi's 15-year-old son had skipped judo practice. According to Kobayashi, the boy's teacher was furious and stood waiting for him at the gates of his junior high school in Yokohama. The teacher forced the boy into the gym and made him grapple one on ...