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Protest over Japan secrecy bill

TOKYO:

Japanese opposition parties' lawmakers stormed the Upper House security special committee chairman Masaharu Nakagawa (left) in protest after the committee approved a bill for new controversial secrecy law by steamrolling it through parliament.

The administration is due to pass the state secrecy bill at the parliament soon. Japan's lower house approved a tightening of the legislation on November 26, 2013, which has provoked vocal protests from lawyers, journalists and opposition politicians.

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