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Asahi Shimbun Tanay Palekar NPS International School Singapore

a) Urban Violence Japan's urban violence largely points to the Yakuza, which is an organization which carries out transnational organized crime. The Yakuza make large amounts of money each year. However the concern is that most of these activities are ILLEGAL, and are posing a serious threat to society. An example is the Dojin-Seido gang war which lasted from 2006 to 2013. Violence erupted on the streets and the no. of gun deaths in Japan in the year 2006 compared to the year 2007, rose from 2 to 22.

Japan's government has been quite passive towards the ...

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