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During a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, relatives of former leprosy patients called on the government to continue efforts to combat discrimination following the recent enactment of a law for compensation.

They expressed gratitude for the enactment of the law, passed this month, which provides up to ¥1.8 million each in compensation to relatives of former patients.

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