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Shiori Ito, a journalist and symbol of Japan’s #MeToo movement, and Naomi Osaka, who protested racial injustice en route to her third Grand Slam title in this year’s U.S. Open, were among the world’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020 released Tuesday by Time magazine.

Ito “has forever changed life for Japanese women with her brave accusation of sexual violence against her harasser,” the U.S. weekly magazine said. Osaka was selected among the top 100 list for the second straight year.

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