Japanese Court Rules Vagina Figures 'Pop Art' not Obscenity
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Japanese Court Rules Vagina Figures ‘Pop Art’ not Obscenity

By Minami Funakoshi

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese court found on Monday an artist not guilty of obscenity for displaying figurines modeled on her vagina, signaling a step towards freedom of expression, although the court fined her for distributing digital data of her genitals.

The Tokyo court dismissed prosecutors’ charge that Megumi Igarashi, who works under the …