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Japan - Support for investigative reporter sued by nuclear power entrepreneur

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Reporters Without Borders reiterated its support for embattled freelance journalist Minoru Tanaka at news conference that the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan held in Tokyo today. Shiro Shirakawa, the president of the nuclear power safety company New Tech, brought a libel suit against Tanaka in May over an article he wrote for the 16 December 2011 issue of the weekly Shukan Kinyobi that was headlined: "The Last Fixer: Shirakawa Shiro/Taking a bite of the TEPCO Nuclear Interests." The (...)

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