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A total of 62.9% of people in Japan with foreign origins were questioned by police over the past five years, preliminary results of a recent Tokyo Bar Association survey showed, with the group saying the outcome is evidence of biased behavior by officers.

The survey on racial profiling drew responses from 2,094 people with roots in other countries. The association said it conducted the poll after receiving complaints that many such people had been questioned by police apparently due to their appearance.

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