Compulsory singing of Japanese "Kimigayo" anthem legally challenged by teachers

Compulsory singing of Japanese “Kimigayo” anthem legally challenged by teachers

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Is Forced Singing Legal?

The process of nationalistic indoctrination is a problem everywhere, as manifested by a recent legal challenge by teachers to the compulsory singing of the Kimigayo anthem at school ceremonies in Japan. See Japan Today – News – 228 teachers sue over compulsory singing of anthem.

Particularly of interest at that Japan Today page are also the ca. 70 comments (at this date) of readers.

The Law Pundit posted previously on the pledge of allegiance in American schools here and here.

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