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Japan minister denies ties to hate speech group, government says

A Japanese cabinet minister did not know that people with whom she was photographed years ago belonged to a right-wing group now known for “hate speech” demos, a government spokesman said on Thursday, the third recent case of politically embarrassing snapshots of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new leadership line-up.

via Japan minister denies ties to hate speech group, government says | Reuters.

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