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A district court on Tuesday rejected a suit filed by Nagasaki citizens seeking the return of some 2.86 million yen that the city spent to make a database of citizens who opposed a plan to replace a monument at the atomic bomb hypocenter.

Presiding Judge Masanori Kawakubo at the Nagasaki District Court rejected the suit, saying, “The city’s conduct was part of its duty, as it was done to compile a report on the issue to be submitted to the city assembly and is not illegal.”

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