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William Andrews

William Andrews is a writer and translator in Tokyo. He studied at King’s College London and moved to Japan in 2004.

He has written for ArtAsiaPacific, Jacobin, CounterPunch, The Japan Times, Japan Focus: The Asia-Pacific Journal, Baku, CounterFire, Tokyo Art Beat and more.

He is the author of Dissenting Japan: A History of Japanese Radicalism and Counterculture, from 1945 to Fukushima (Hurst Publishers, 2016).

Photo: Naoaki Yamamoto

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30 December 2017

Incarceration of Left-wing Japanese Newspaper Editor Sparks Fears of Threat to Free Speech

"We are very concerned that these types of suppression against citizens by the police will expand. The whole purpose of [conspiracy law] is to repress citizen movement and the press."

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