A car with a QAnon flag drives by as supporters of President Donald Trump gather for a rally in Minnesota earlier this month. Photo: AFP A car with a QAnon flag drives by as supporters of President Donald Trump gather for a rally in Minnesota earlier this month. Photo: AFP
A car with a QAnon flag drives by as supporters of President Donald Trump gather for a rally in Minnesota earlier this month. Photo: AFP
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‘Exterminating the Japanese race’: baseless QAnon conspiracy theories spread, mutate in Japan

  • Like its US counterpart, Japan’s QAnon community centres on the belief that Donald Trump is battling to save the world from a cabal of paedophiles
  • Japanese QAnon followers have also incorporated domestic ‘conspiracies’ involving WWII, the 2011 nuclear disaster and Emperor Emeritus Akihito

Topic |   Japan
A car with a QAnon flag drives by as supporters of President Donald Trump gather for a rally in Minnesota earlier this month. Photo: AFP A car with a QAnon flag drives by as supporters of President Donald Trump gather for a rally in Minnesota earlier this month. Photo: AFP
A car with a QAnon flag drives by as supporters of President Donald Trump gather for a rally in Minnesota earlier this month. Photo: AFP
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