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Inside the Yakuza


Japan's police are cracking down on the Yakuza, the mafia-like crime syndicates, which control large swathes of the country's economic activity.

The BBC's Tokyo correspondent, Roland Buerk, spoke to Belgian photographer Anton Kusters about his recent work detailing the closed world of the Japanese Yakuza.

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