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As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe steers the nation away from pacifism, the coming Upper House election is a chance to voice opposition to this new course, according to Kazuo Shii, who heads the Japanese Communist Party.

Japan is on the brink of becoming a “lawless, autocratic country” under Abe, who is pushing for aggressive security laws, nuclear power and other controversial policies, Shii said in an interview with media outlets last week.

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