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Japan - RWB supports legal action against secrets law

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders regrets that on 10 December, when the entire world was celebrating the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Japanese government allowed a draconian law on state secrets, one that violates the constitution and limits media freedom, to take effect. Passed a year ago by the Japanese parliament, the Act on the Protection of Specially Designated Secrets (SDS) provides for sentences of up to 10 years in prison for whistleblowers who leak (...)

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