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The town that took on the yakuza, from The Independent


Grassroots anti-mafia organization?

It hardly seems possible, but that’s Japan for you.

Read The Independent Article on The Town that Took on the Yakuza from the September 9th online issue.


Japan’s mafia seemed untouchable – until a group of residents risked everything to launch a court fight to drive the gangsters out. By David McNeill in Kurume City