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Who are Japan's yakuza? In 60 seconds

Japan's yakuza crime syndicates have been a thorn in the side of Japanese authorities for years.

But what role do they play in the country? And how big a presence are they?

BBC News explains, in one minute.

Produced by: Mohamed Madi, Marcus Thompson and Simeon Paterson

  • 02 Sep 2015
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