A 25-year-old bookstore employee was sentenced Thursday to a suspended 14-month prison term for drawing antiwar graffiti at a park restroom in Suginami Ward, Tokyo.

Presiding Judge Nobuyuki Kiguchi of the Tokyo District Court, said: “The defendant damaged the appearance of the restroom. He could have used other forms of expression, but he depended on something illegal and has not expressed remorse for what he did.”

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