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Police Arrest Suspect for Alleged Arson Threat to Exhibition

| Police arrested a man suspected of making an arson threat against the Aichi Triennale, the Japan Times reported. “I will bring a gasoline container to the museum,” the threatening fax read, referencing a controversial, life-size sculpture of a “comfort woman.” Hotta was apprehended after security camera footage at a convenience store showed him using a fax machine on August 2, the same day the handwritten threat was faxed to the triennial organizers. Read the full story here.

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