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Minamata woman faces up to mother's prejudice over pollution disease

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By Keiji Hirano

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The Dead Kennedy’s wrote a song about this, called “Kepone Factory” which educated me about this corporate crime.

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Some condemned the victims' moves to seek compensation and combat the stigma, saying they had damaged the reputation of the city, which had historically benefited from the employment Chisso provided.

Unbelievable.

From Wikipedia:

Chisso president, later chairman Yutaka Egashira (later maternal grandfather of Masako, Empress of Japan) used yakuza in order to threaten and silence patients and their supporters.

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Hopefully this, and the new Johnny Depp movie "Minamata", will do more to highlight this corporate crime against humanity by Japan Inc.

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Hopefully this, and the new Johnny Depp movie "Minamata", will do more to highlight this corporate crime against humanity by Japan Inc.

most likely it will sugarcoat it on behalf of Japan

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