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Makoto Sakurai (Japanese: 桜井 誠) is the leader and founder of the very right-wing hate group Zaitokukai (在日特権を許さない市民の会). It is one of the largest hate groups in Japan, with over 14,000 members as of March 2014. The name means "Citizens’ League to Deny Foreigners in Japan Special Rights." As the leader, Sakurai participates in demonstrations, appears in videos, and blogs.

Sakurai was arrested for spitting on another person at a protest. The United States Department of State criticized his actions with Zaitokukai.

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