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Anti-terror plan targets foreign tourists

Complaints about human rights violations are expected over the measures to keep out terrorists. Sixteen specific measures are included in the government’s action plan to prevent acts of terrorism, including mandatory fingerprinting and photographs of all foreigners when they enter the country. Many of the measures involve legal revisions that will tighten regulations on foreign visitors attempting to enter the country. The plan will also give the Justice Ministry greater powers to ban entry or expel suspected terrorists. A government panel, headed by Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroyuki Hosoda, drew up the recommendations on ways to thwart international organized crime groups and terrorists. The panel’s final approval of the plan is expected Friday. Full Story

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