Japan passes measure to fingerprint foreigners

Monday, 19 November 2007, 10:38 AM EST

Japan's cabinet has given final approval to a plan to fingerprint and photograph all adult foreigners entering the country, six years after the country dropped a similar requirement because of privacy concerns.

Cabinet made the decision Wednesday, a day after its parliament's Upper House approved a bill toughening security measures.

At CBC.

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