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Japan bans possessing child porn

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TOKYO - Japan on Wednesday finally fell into line with other developed countries and made the possession of child pornography illegal. 

A man walks past advertisement of porn animation DVDs in front of a second-hand DVD shop in Tokyo on June 4, 2014

The upper house of parliament overwhelmingly voted in favour of a bill revising laws under which only the production and distribution of child pornography were banned.

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