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Boycott Japan: How young South Koreans keep the anger alive

Activists motivated more by fun than fury as social media campaign kicks in

A university student stands outside a  Uniqlo store in Seoul on Oct. 22. The sign on the left, protesting the Uniqlo TV ad, reads: "Colonial rule 80 years ago -- we remember!"   © Reuters

SEOUL -- Campaigns calling for a boycott of Japanese products sprout up in South Korea every time relations between the neighbors hit a rough patch. They are typically short-lived.

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