Japan's Supreme Court has upheld the government's blanket surveillance of the country's Muslim community.
The court struck down the second appeal by Japanese Muslim plaintiffs against what they perceive as an unconstitutional invasion of their privacy and freedom of religion.
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Last time I checked, Japan was a "democracy" and the US was a "democracy".
Q: So why are they openly spying, and why are we secretly spying?
A: Now you know what two versions of a police state look like.