Tokyo court suspends sales of far-right exposé

Tokyo court suspends sales of far-right exposé

A bestseller linking Japan’s conservative government and prime minister Shinzo Abe with an ultra-right lobby group seeking Japan’s return to pre-war values and remilitarisation has had its sales suspended by a court order in Tokyo.

Already in its second edition following sales of 126,000 copies, Nippon Kaigi no Kenkyu (A Study of the Japan Conference) by self-described rightist Tamotsu Sugano had become a sensation after exposing what he claims are immutable, reactionary forces guiding national policy.

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