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Farewell to a Self-Professed Rogue: Remembering Manabu Miyazaki

Q. When you wrote your book, what period of your life gave you the most pleasure to recall? A. 1968. This was the time during the Vietnam War when throughout the world there were anti-war demonstrations and movements by students. … Continue reading

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Demo held marking 30 years since murders of Sanya documentary activist-filmmakers Mitsuo Satō and Kyōichi Yamaoka

A demo was held recently to mark three decades since the murders of activist-filmmakers Mitsuo Satō and Kyōichi Yamaoka. Satō had been filming a documentary about Sanya, the day labourer slum district (yoseba) in Tokyo, when he was filming in … Continue reading

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