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The Osaka District Court ruled Friday that the Japanese government should retract its decision to deny high school tuition subsidies to a Korean school historically related to Pyongyang, in the first ruling from among a number of similar lawsuits to approve the eligibility of such schools.

The court found the government’s exclusion of Osaka Korean High School from its free tuition high school education program to be illegal. The exclusion had been based on political issues, such as North Korea’s past abductions of Japanese citizens.

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