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· July, 2021

Stories about Japan from July, 2021

Twitter Japan appears to suspend government critics

Twitter Japan typically provides no explanation for the bans, or why accounts are restored.

How ‘Yasuke’ offers a new perspective on the history and current relations of Africans in Japan

The revelation that an actual African Samurai did indeed exist has triggered important conversations about his origins and the experience of the African diaspora in Japan today.

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Nevin Thompson is our Japan editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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