OSAKA — The Osaka Prefectural Government will discard new booklets aimed at raising students’ awareness of human rights after a Korean organization and the prefectural board of education complained that a cartoon in it would reinforce Japanese prejudice against Koreans, informed sources said.

The booklets were compiled by Osaka Prefecture’s Human Rights Affairs Office.

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