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Episode 5: The legacy of the University of Tokyo riots

Students assemble on the University of Tokyo grounds during its occupation in the late 1960s. HITOMI WATANABE
Students assemble on the University of Tokyo grounds during its occupation in the late 1960s. | HITOMI WATANABE

50 years on from the riots at the University of Tokyo, where does activism in Japan stand now? Oscar Boyd is joined by JT staff writer Alex Martin who reported on the recent anniversary of the riots.

Related link: The Todai Riots: 1968-69