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Police arrest Kakurōkyō activist over mortar attack on United States Air Force base in 2013

Police have announced the arrest of an alleged member of the radical far-left group Kakurōkyō over a projectile attack at Yokota Air Base, a United States military facility in west Tokyo, in 2013. The 65-year-old Toyotsuna Numata was arrested, Tokyo … Continue reading

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Police arrest two members of far-left Kakurōkyō faction suspected of involvement in mortar attacks

While the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department may seem to have something of an obsession with veteran far-left group Chūkaku-ha and arresting its members, from the young to the old, on trivial charges, that is not to suggest it is only … Continue reading

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Police crackdown continues on far-left groups in lead-up to G7 Summit

Tokyo residents would have noticed something new in major train stations around the city: police officers standing around, not doing much except sometimes trying to look tall on a small set of portable steps. This is the decorative side of … Continue reading

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Police raid far-left Kakurōkyō faction over Yokota Air Base attack, arrest six

It’s crackdown season — but isn’t it always? Security police have carried out raids on three covert bases allegedly linked to the “non-mainstream” faction of Kakurōkyō, the far-left group with a history of mortar attacks on US military facilities over … Continue reading

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Police raid headquarters of far-left faction Kakurōkyō over security bills protest arrests

Police have raided headquarters of far-left Japanese Marxist faction Kakurōkyō. Some 50 officers descended this morning on the Kakurōkyō (Revolutionary Workers) base, known as Gendaisha, in Suginami ward, west Tokyo. As we have seen with previous raids on the Chūkaku-ha … Continue reading

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