ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Law- Long Night s End

base can only be judged a failure. For one thing, the anniversary was greeted with one of the most massive strikes in the history of the Japanese labour movement. The large-scale strike by public employees, led by National Railway Union workers, began on November 26. Twenty-seven years ago, US occupation authorities had repressed a united strike of workers and deprived public workers of the right to strike. Since then the Japanese government has insisted that public workers' strike are illegal The workers are protesting through a planned 10-day strike.

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