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Tokyo governor sued over misogynistic comments

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14 Mar 2002
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Once again Ishihara made it into the headlines.

Tokyo governor sued over misogynistic comments

Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara, who claimed in a magazine interview that the worst thing civilization has brought with it is the proliferation of "old hags," was sued by a women's group on Friday. [...] Ishihara went so far as to say that if women live until the ages of the famous centenarian sisters affectionately known as Kin-san and Gin-san, "It is quite harmful to the earth."

=> http://mdn.mainichi.co.jp/news/20021220p2a00m0fp032000c.html
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