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U.N. privacy expert challenges Japan's defense of conspiracy law

Oct 21, 2017

U.N. privacy expert challenges Japan's defense of conspiracy law

The U.N. special rapporteur on the right to privacy has challenged the government's defense of the contentious law Japan enacted last June to criminalize the planning of serious crimes. In a written reply to Kyodo News, Joseph Cannataci said the "shortcomings" of the government's arguments ...

Protestors rally at Diet as conspiracy law is rammed through

Jun 15, 2017

Protestors rally at Diet as conspiracy law is rammed through

A controversial law to criminalize the planning of certain crimes that was steamrolled through the Diet early Thursday provoked large protests by opponents who say it could lead to abuse of power and curtail freedom of expression. In interviews at the rally and across the ...