Committee to Protect Journalists, Attacks on the Press in 2006 - Snapshots: Japan, February 2007, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/47c5675b2d.html [accessed 17 August 2017]
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An unidentified man hurled a Molotov cocktail at the headquarters of Japan's largest business daily, Nihon Keizai Shimbun. No one was hurt in the July 21 attack. Police investigated the possibility that the attack was motivated by the newspaper's exclusive story about the late Emperor Hirohito's refusal to visit the Yasukuni Shrine after it began honoring 14 convicted war criminals in 1978.