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Thursday, June 1st, 2006, 07:18 PM
Racists and patriots, extreme-right groups, linked to the mafia, impose their will with impunity, even eliminating their detractors. liberation.fr (http://www.liberation.fr/page.php?Article=386369) (french only) See also: patriotism courses at japanese schools (http://www.liberation.fr/page.php?Article=386370).

Monday, June 19th, 2006, 10:23 PM
The term mafia doesn't apply to either やくざ [yakuza] or 右翼 (【うよく】uyoku), it's far more revolved around social control. By the way, the latter term, is also merely the Japanese term for "right wing".