Thousands Protest Against Tough New Official Secrets Law In Japan

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November 21, 2013 AT 4:21 AM
Thousands of people protested in Tokyo on Thursday against a proposed 'secrets act' that critics say would stifle information on issues such as the Fukushima nuclear plant debacle. The law, proposed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government, would significantly broaden the definition of official secrets, which Abe says is vital for strengthening security cooperation with main ally the United States and other countries.