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Spoon & Tamago
This is some amazingly comedic footage: today, over 100 police officers raided the Tokyo headquarters of an ultra-leftist group.
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Spoon & Tamago Oct 16
Replying to @Johnny_suputama
First, as they’re trying to saw their way in, the group’s representative just opens a door and is like, dude just use the door
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Spoon & Tamago Oct 16
Replying to @Johnny_suputama
Then, the group’s representative takes each officer’s temperature and gives each permission to enter Japan, never change 🤣
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Spoon & Tamago Oct 16
Replying to @Johnny_suputama
Earlier this month the group’s leader, Takeo Shimizu, made his 1st public appearance in 51 years (!) at a rally, which is what triggered the raid:
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Spoon & Tamago Oct 16
Replying to @Johnny_suputama
Known as Chukakuha in Japan, the ultra-leftist group is linked to a 1971 riot in Shibuya that left 1 officer dead. Here’s a NYT report on the incident:
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redhead with tattoos Oct 16
Replying to @Johnny_suputama
Can you translate the captions in the video for those of us who don't speak Japanese? I'm so curious.
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Spoon & Tamago Oct 16
Replying to @stbaumer
I’m on it!
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What’s Michael ? Oct 16
Replying to @Johnny_suputama
Well once upon a time there was a group called Aum Shinrikyo. And they were not the first.
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Jãoglist Oct 16
what's the relation of a doomsday cult with leftists? Im really curious
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Anneliese Wild Oct 16
Replying to @Johnny_suputama
Tell me more about this ultra leftist group though 👀
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the feminine miss-dick Oct 16
It's the Chūkaku-ha AKA revolutionary communist league. They lead some pretty hardcore efforts in the 60's onwards. The gov't was very red scared given their yank links and Chinese proximity, but they gave as hard as they got.
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