One could suspect the hotline is not for helping victims, but for creating an excuse that the government is doing something about hate speech. If they cannot help the victims under the current law, then they should seek to make new laws.

Lawyer Yasuko Morooka, who is knowledgeable about hate speech issue, referring to the Justice Ministry's hate speech hotline. Some callers claim that rather than receiving help, they were only told the limits of the current… Read

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