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Japanese government cancels visit from UN free speech representative
The UN’s principal global monitor of freedom of expression, David Kaye, was due to visit Japan between 1 and 8 December
Japan’s designated secrets bill – the sound of the jackboots
Japan’s new secrecy law is yet another disturbing symptom of the country’s rising militarism, broadening the government’s power to classify state secrets amidst increased belligerence in the region. Saul Takahashi reports for Open Democracy