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Kanae Doi, a 34-year-old lawyer, has always wanted to be on the side of the weak. As a director of the Tokyo bureau of Human Rights Watch, a position she has held since 2008, she is trying to change Japanese politics to protect human rights.

A strong sense of justice comes naturally to her, she said. “I cannot really explain why.” She said she naturally sympathizes with the weak rather than the powerful.

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