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Fine and deport these pests.

70 ( +76 / -6 )

Fine and deport these pests.

Absolutely! What an embarrasment fools like this are.

55 ( +61 / -6 )

He’s made racist comments about Japanese people? Why was he allowed through Immigration Control? Send him packing. Never to be able to return. Let him spout his racism from his basement or bridge back home.

40 ( +49 / -9 )

It sounds like a pair of jerks. They can wait it out for 23 days to see a lawyer.

53 ( +61 / -8 )

A couple of juveniles that should be expelled from the country. After a hefty fine and confiscation of whatever equipment they're using for their pranks.

46 ( +52 / -6 )

I heard about this a-hole a few weeks ago…; apparently he has been doing stupid things (and when I say stupid, I mean stupid stupid) for a long time…; what a piece of garbage…; deport this… thing, asap.

45 ( +51 / -6 )

Johnny Somali (Ramsey Khalid Ismail), an immigrant from Nigeria came to Japan to disrespect its people and culture.

He is on a train saying they will use the atomic bomb again.

https://www.reddit.com/r/CringePurgatory/comments/147jeob/johnny_somali_ramsey_khalid_ismail_an_immigrant/

Detain him and kick him out

46 ( +51 / -5 )

This piece of a turd reject is a Kick-Streamer not a Youtube streamer

35 ( +40 / -5 )

Good riddance. I have absolutely no time for people like that. To find amusement in upsetting members of the public is repulsive.

38 ( +43 / -5 )

I've heard that there's a warrant against him and that the police have been keeping record of all the times that this scumbag has been acting like a fool just for the sake of views and visits.

Hopefully he'll spend some time in jail before being kicked out of Japan forever.

If you move out of your country, behave. Otherwise you'll get deported. I really hope this is the case.

29 ( +34 / -5 )

Johnny..... Go to the UK and pull that kind of stunt. But check your health insurance before you go.

Japanese people put up with way to much.

19 ( +30 / -11 )

They have told police they will not speak until they see lawyers

Yup, these cowards will always hide behind their lawyer's skirts.

8 ( +16 / -8 )

"wallaceToday  05:02 pm JST: It sounds like a pair of jerks. They can wait it out for 23 days to see a lawyer."

And as soon as they leave after 23 rearrested for another 23 without talking to a lawyer. Nice system.

Boot these clowns out of Narita.

I am glad to see everyone gave 100% thumbs up to the comments and rightly so.

15 ( +23 / -8 )

Saw this guys stuff months ago.

Then I saw multiple videos where he is literally getting hit by random people on the street as he walks by or is trying to make another stupid video.

He is infamous in Japan on Japanese social media with some seriously uncharacteristic comments by Japanese as to things that should be done to him.

The last time I bothered, he was ranting about how bad Japan was and how he was preparing to leave Japan and going to South Korea and China.

Never laughed so much as I invisioned what the Chinese police and government would do if he did there what he has been doing here!

No idea for sure why he didn't go to Korea I can take a guess.

He was kicked off his main income source Kick after several incidences including going after and harassment of popular Japanese Twitch star Meowko.

In the past 2 weeks he was involved in several physical altercations with Japanese and foreigners including getting hit again and having to run from some Yaks as they had enough of him at the time.

Apparently the Japanese know all this as I don't have time to bother people like him but my wife, son and daughter all told me this stuff because it seems it is all over Japanese news and social media.

Time to put out the trash.

27 ( +34 / -7 )

They need a lawyer lol. Deport these two

12 ( +18 / -6 )

They could spend two years in detention waiting for their trial.

12 ( +19 / -7 )

This Khalid Ishmael Somali-American is a real piece of work. He is all over youtube, on trains in Tokyo and Osaka taunting the Japanese commuters about Hiroshima and Nagasaki and laughing about it. Looks drunk most of the time. Despises Japan and Japanese people.

Lock him up for 28 days, no lawyer permitted, no consulate visits allowed, feed him plenty of bacon and pork. Then deport and ban for life.

18 ( +27 / -9 )

Didn't know how name but I recognize his face. Just another Logan Paul. This guy, tho, apparently crossed the legal line.

Kick him out.

12 ( +17 / -5 )

Please deport him. He's a complete embarrassment and waste of air!

17 ( +22 / -5 )

Nice. I hope they enjoy the 28 days of free accommodation.

13 ( +18 / -5 )

They have told police they will not speak until they see lawyers, police said.

LOL! They won't last 3 days, let alone 23, before they start crying for their mummies.

They seem to have mistaken Japan for a country with a modern and fair legal system!

-3 ( +20 / -23 )

Deport them to mainland China.

7 ( +17 / -10 )

David Brent

Today 06:42 pm JST

They have told police they will not speak until they see lawyers, police said.

> LOL! They won't last 3 days, let alone 23, before they start crying for their mummies.

> They seem to have mistaken Japan for a country with a modern and fair legal system!

Actually despite the long standing rhetoric the Japanese system isn't that much different from some other countries that many here would think "modern" the problem is everyone compares to the USA or UK.

In Japan the police can actually only hold you 48 hours they must present their case to a prosecutor within that time, if the prosecutor decides to file formal charges they he or she must get a warrant from a judge within 24 hours once that done the 23 day thing is in effect.

Not unlike Germany, were it is 24 hours and it goes to a judge directly then a warrant and they can hold you once charged up to 6 months depending on the situation.

Many here forget the world isn't the USA and UK or former colonies of the UK.

In France the police 24 hours with prosecutor onboard 48 hours a judge needs to be seen within 72 hours and the judge can continually extend detection without formal charges for 45 days during the investigation.

-3 ( +12 / -15 )

You people are wasting far too much time talking about this fool. Let enjoy a few cycles in jail and then deport his sorry ass back to Nigeria. Bon Appetit!

6 ( +10 / -4 )

Obnoxious social media influencers getting arrested for their stupid antics is my favorite kind of news story by a factor of about twenty million over all others.

5 ( +9 / -4 )

Muted this fool's name on twitter so that I didn't have to see his pathetic behaviour. Hearing that he's finally been arrested, though, has brought a smile to my face.

I sincerely hope that he enjoys his time in the Japanese detention center, before his eventual deportation and banning from ever re-entering Japan.

8 ( +13 / -5 )

The Internet says that he’s originally from Ethiopia.

Unfortunately, he’ll only become more famous and cash in from this.

Too bad his naturalized citizenship can’t be revoked.

9 ( +12 / -3 )

Reading these comments on here is like reading one comment over and over. This is like the hate bait stories that appear regularly. Why bother yourselves about him? That’s just giving him publicity and then more people will look at his videos. Ignore him.

-6 ( +9 / -15 )

I am dismayed that Japan does not deport automatically this type of imported trash.

There are far too many foreigners that take Japan for personal heaven at the expense of Japanese themselves publicly.

Japan is such a peaceful country when you follow their customs.

-4 ( +7 / -11 )

Like it or not, this does unfortunately give ammo to racist groups here making it that bit harder for the rest of us. Originally saw this news on kansai television channel on youtube with the top comment of over 50 likes being "外人を日本に入れるべきじゃない". A couple of people called it out but still kind of sad to see.

Not sure what you do but a hefty fine confiscating all the money he makes out of his inflammatory videos and a month or two in the slammer would be a start.

-4 ( +5 / -9 )

@Antiquesaving

In Japan the police can actually only hold you 48 hours they must present their case to a prosecutor within that time, if the prosecutor decides to file formal charges they he or she must get a warrant from a judge within 24 hours once that done the 23 day thing is in effect.

You are partly wrong about this… in Japan a suspect can be held for 23 days ( with a possibility of extension of another 23 days ) by the police without formally charging you. The prosecutors only need to get a judge to sign off on the detention order ( within 24 hours after the initial 48 hours ) without laying formal charges. that’s why it’s called a hostage situation by many countries! So the police can hold you for 46 days before the formal charges are laid by prosecutors.

If you do a proper Google search or check any foreign embassy websites, it’s all clearly written there.

2 ( +8 / -6 )

Full deportation for this trouble maker. No exception is to be made. Arrest. Trial. Prison. this is VERU damage to Japan image to overseas. Arrest.

-7 ( +3 / -10 )

Johnny..... Go to the UK and pull that kind of stunt. But check your health insurance before you go.

Japanese people put up with way to much.

Japanese people have been coming at him as well as foreigners that recognize him. In Japan, you throw hands and you will be the one that gets arrested. Is this jerk worth it?

UK has that streamer that calls himself Mizzy that does things like walk into peoples' houses and harassing people among many other things. Nothing has happened to him. These dumb streamers prey on the weak knowing nothing will happen to them from people and weak laws of the country's they are doing these things in.

2 ( +7 / -5 )

Jim

Today 08:34 pm JST

@Antiquesaving

> In Japan the police can actually only hold you 48 hours they must present their case to a prosecutor within that time, if the prosecutor decides to file formal charges they he or she must get a warrant from a judge within 24 hours once that done the 23 day thing is in effect.

> You are partly wrong about this… in Japan a suspect can be held for 23 days ( with a possibility of extension of another 23 days ) by the police without formally charging you. The prosecutors only need to get a judge to sign off on the detention order ( within 24 hours after the initial 48 hours ) without laying formal charges. that’s why it’s called a hostage situation by many countries! So the police can hold you for 46 days before the formal charges are laid by prosecutors.

> If you do a proper Google search or check any foreign embassy websites, it’s all clearly written there

I am not wrong!

If you read I didn't say any changes had to be filed.

I wrote they need a judge to agree to detain for the 23 days.

A warrant is not a charge it is a warrant, you should use google to know the difference.

An arrest warrant is issued when the judge feels there is sufficient evidence to detain someone.

It is not the same as being charged.

And BTW I did check perhaps you should have

https://jp.usembassy.gov/services/arrest-procedures-the-first-72-hours/

If the police believe they have enough evidence to detain you, they must present this evidence to a public prosecutor within the initial 48-hour detention period. The suspect appears before the prosecutor when the police present the evidence. If the prosecutor concurs, he/she must then obtain a warrant of detention from a judge within 24 hours. Again, the suspect would appear before the judge when the warrant is requested. A case could be dropped at either of these stages for lack of evidence, or the investigation may continue.

I know the difference between a detention warrant and charges being being formally filed.

And as I pointed out this is the same or nearly the same as in France (48 hours after which a judge needs to issue a detention warrant good up to 45 days) and Germany (24 hour after which a judge can order a detention warrant for up to 6 months) all without charges being made/filed.

-8 ( +3 / -11 )

You are partly wrong about this… in Japan a suspect can be held for 23 days ( with a possibility of extension of another 23 days ) by the police without formally charging you. The prosecutors only need to get a judge to sign off on the detention order ( within 24 hours after the initial 48 hours ) without laying formal charges. that’s why it’s called a hostage situation by many countries! So the police can hold you for 46 days before the formal charges are laid by prosecutors.

You are also partly wrong. The math is:

48 hours for police to turn you over to prosecutor or release you.

24 hours for prosecutors to get a judge to order your detention for up to 10 days. They can apply to extend that by a further 10 days.

That adds up to 23 days. They cannot seek an order for a second 23 days once that is up, they must either indict you or let you go.

the only loophole is that if they re-arrest you for a separate offence during that period they can basically do the same thing again and keep you detained. They might do this if they decide to indict but want to keep you detained, since otherwise you have the ability to apply for bail (something you cannot apply for while in pre indictment detention).

1 ( +5 / -4 )

rainyday

Today 09:03 pm JST

I don't want to get into nit picking argument, so

Here.

https://jp.usembassy.gov/services/arrest-procedures-the-first-72-hours/

There are other sites but this is the simplest explanation.

Note it is called

ARREST PROCEDURES: THE FIRST 72 HOURS

https://jp.usembassy.gov/services/arrest-procedures-the-first-72-hours/

But unless I am mistaken

I wrote in my original post

In Japan the police can actually only hold you 48 hours they must present their case to a prosecutor within that time, if the prosecutor decides to file formal charges they he or she must get a warrant from a judge within 24

Which is basically what you just wrote.

-10 ( +3 / -13 )

This American who’s lived here for 13 years will take care of those privileged punks.

-4 ( +4 / -8 )

If Youtube is willing to immediately demonitize Russel Brand based on as yet unsubstantiated accusations, why haven't they done so to jokers like this who in their Youtube postings delight in deliberately antagonizing people with racist taunts? -Something very wrong with this state of affairs.

4 ( +9 / -5 )

Which is basically what you just wrote.

Yeah, I wasn’t trying to correct you, I was pointing out a mistake in Jim’s response to you. My post was made redundant by your reply, which was posted while I was typing mine so I didn’t see it.

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

Guys set back race relations between blacks and the Japanese a decade and hes been her for a couple months. Disgusting individual. Good riddance.

4 ( +9 / -5 )

This damages all foreigners and is not a good image. They are not doing us any favors.

5 ( +10 / -5 )

Don't charge him yet time is money in the streaming world, the longer he is in jail before he is charged the better, let him rot in jail long as possible.

2 ( +6 / -4 )

Just FYI,

There are several YouTube "prank/kick" crews setting up in Japan to insult/harass/prank Japanese people right now for YouTube views - the Japanese government is doing nothing about it and they are not being covered either.

5 ( +10 / -5 )

Please allow for the 23 days of investigation before charging these men even get an extension before charging them in the streaming world time is money. Please take as long as you like to charge these men.

1 ( +5 / -4 )

Don’t bother with deportation. Just send him to Japanese prison. It’ll be rough ob him.

0 ( +4 / -4 )

There are several YouTube "prank/kick" crews setting up in Japan to insult/harass/prank Japanese people right now for YouTube views - the Japanese government is doing nothing about it and they are not being covered either.

Needs to be stopped before it damages the foreign community and the tourists.

5 ( +10 / -5 )

"Guys set back race relations between blacks and the Japanese a decade"

they not even the worst - they had a white guy describing how to sleep with Japanese women and on video, he would put his hand on the back of a Japanese lady head when she bowed and push towards his crotch on YouTube - you wished Japanese stop liking Black people.

These are people on Twitch livestreaming requests to shock Japanese people because they believe Japanese are easily offended and docile.

The guy in this video targeted a popular Japanese Instagram personality and made her cry on live stream - again no Japanese media is covering this trend against Japan

-3 ( +5 / -8 )

Put his sorry ass on a flight to Nigeria, Ethiopia or Somalia instead of the USA.

3 ( +9 / -6 )

I'm sure no one will mind if these two, accidentally disappear from the planet.

Whatever happens from now, keep it on the DL, and everything will be fine. .

For once, let's hope the cops actually do their job.

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

I suspect this guy is just a raunchy comedian who likes trouble and controversy. It's an act. I would hope Japan can laugh at itself a bit and not invent crimes of speech.

-11 ( +2 / -13 )

What a disgusting little man is this element.

I just watched that video of him yelling at random people about Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Honestly the people in the train were even to nice.

Good that the Japanese authorities took him to custody.

Now they should kick this cancer out of Japan and never allow him to side foot in here.

1 ( +6 / -5 )

If he is a naturalized US citizen that can be revoked for many many reasons. If a natural born citizen it’s impossible. So he may have immigration problems when/ if he gets back to the US.

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

Hooray! Whatever punishment he gets, he deserves worse.

0 ( +4 / -4 )

As someone from the U.S that wants to go to Japan i hate these type of people that go to a nice place to harasses people please send this man to jail or worst.

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

If Youtube is willing to immediately demonitize Russel Brand based on as yet unsubstantiated accusations, why haven't they done so to jokers like this who in their Youtube postings delight in deliberately antagonizing people with racist taunts? -Something very wrong with this state of affairs.

I think that it's because this boy livestreamed his crimes.

Russell Brand didn't livestream it, so we don't know if he actually did those things. Although if he did, and it's a big if, and he definitely did and there is no doubt because he's a threat to globalization etc, the Japanese police should arrest him immediately on their bikes.

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

These guys are trash. Let them enjoy their time with the Japanese Police - perhaps they will change their tune afterwards.

-3 ( +1 / -4 )

Finally, he needed to be arrested or kicked out at some point. Sad to see a person act in this manner. Hopefully he corrects himself at some point in life.

-3 ( +1 / -4 )

A nice stint in a Japanese prison followed by a unceremonious deportation and lifetime ban from entering Japan would the minimum I would hope for these scumbags.

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

PLEASE DON'T DEPORT 'Johnny Somali' to the US he is a disgrace for giving people that look like him a bad name. I say deport his azz to SOMALI only then will he realize how much is freedom he had. If I were the Japanese authorities I would arrest them under Japanese law for every crime they committed and keep them in jail for what ever the duration of that law(s) ask for. He/they do not represent the minds and likeness of all people in the US. He is embarrassing a disgrace and had I seen him in Japan he would have gotten worse. On another note, I am hearing once he arrives back in the US he has a good old fashion AMERICAN arse women waiting because people here are aware and they too are pi**ed off about what he has done.

0 ( +4 / -4 )

Heck, he will be so famous now that he’ll probably run for Congress in two years when he’s old enough.

And get elected.

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

LOL I hope that when he gets back to the states they tell him his citizenship has been revoked and they ship his azz to Ethiopia, Somalia, or Nigeria where ever he is saying he is from GO BACK!! Also stop looking at his Youtube videos because in his mind when he gets out he would have more viewers and Youtube will only pay him more. If anything complain to YOUTUBE and ask them to take his content off!!!

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

He was drunk and can't recall his actions. Bad behavior excused.

-5 ( +3 / -8 )

He’s a total pillock and a right nonce. Comes to a passive county where he won’t get battered to act the fool and a Billy Big Bollox. Jail the idiot, deport and ban from the country.

Utter waste of space these types.

-3 ( +4 / -7 )

Full deportation for this trouble maker. No exception is to be made. Arrest. Trial. Prison. this is VERU damage to Japan image to overseas.

It doesn't reflect on Japan in any way. There are idiots around the world who say dumb things. The news is full of them. Japan doesn't need to allow this level of "freedom of speech", if they don't want it.

Sadly, he'll be deported to the USA, where his speech is protected. Just need for social media platforms to ban these types of idiots from their private properties. There is no guaranty of free speech using someone else's equipment/network. He is free to go to almost any federal or public (state/city/county) park and spout his junk.

I have doubts that he could setup a server and get anyone to look at videos on it, but he could and keep his videos online. In the US, unpopular speech is allowed with very few limits.

Just don't look at his stuff if you don't like it. I won't.

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

They’re going to be waiting a long time, nobody is coming to your defense, for FREE like in the USA…good luck, you’re going to NEED it.

Oh, and Japanese jail food is HORRIBLE, lol.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

"They have told police they will not speak until they see lawyers"

It will never work!

0 ( +4 / -4 )

Disrespectful Ramsey Khalid Ismael, 23, known as "Johnny Somali" and his "village idiot" witless accomplice, offensive derogatory insulting public displays of hateful provocation will be met with harsh retribution.

If a custodial sentence is deemed appropriate to purge his outrageous contempt, then Ramsey Khalid Ismael will be beasted relentlessly in a Japanese prison, a target for brutal recrimination.

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

Good, keep him locked up.

-2 ( +6 / -8 )

I'm confident there are sentencing rules in Japan. Going to prison for trespassing would not be one of them.

Deport and don't let him back in.

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

Thunder-clot and headcase, barely a braincell cell between them, maybe able to claim past ancestry congenital genealogic coupling causing retardation.

To post/live steam the evidence on social media then insist to police non cooperation until in the presence of lawyers, is compulsive window licking.

I wouldn't be surprised if the US embassy/consulate disowns them.

Nope, nothing to do with us.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

Hope this boy is enjoying his time in the lock up. Hopefully at the end of the 23 days of holding him, they find more charges to pin on the boy and hold him indefinitely - with NO lawyers.

Trash from Somalia.

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

I hate to jump to conclusions, but do I get a slight indication from the posts above that he may not be wholly popular?

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

Johnny claimed he wanted to do this clown act in Korea. I really hope he gets the chance and pulls a Travis King at the DMZ. Let's see how many rejects North Korea will take in indefinitely.

1 ( +5 / -4 )

Johnny claimed he wanted to do this clown act in Korea. I really hope he gets the chance and pulls a Travis King at the DMZ. Let's see how many rejects North Korea will take in indefinitely.

LOL. Considering one of the few people who stood up against him on the train footage I saw was a Korean guy in Osaka, I don't think the boy would last the train trip to the DMZ before being severely dealt with.

1 ( +5 / -4 )

Not easy to watch. It's seems most Youtube people are annoying, but he does sum up this whole controversy without having to go to Somali's page. Love the part where Japanese folks showed up at his door asking for an apology from him

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OF_M7dxRkA

Never heard of this guy until today. Boy, whada useless mouth breather.

0 ( +4 / -4 )

Considering one of the few people who stood up against him on the train footage I saw was a Korean guy in Osaka

American Korean from Texas

0 ( +5 / -5 )

he makes light of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and makes racist comments about Japanese people............Were the authorities aware of these video's before he came to Japan? It does make one wonder what type of trash skum would make light of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, basically they have no trace of humanity or understanding what countless thousands went through, because they do not care one iota. I can only hope they are punished and suffer in prison. One thing for certain is that trashy cowards like this would never try this on in China, I can only imagine what the average Chinese person would do to them, let alone the CCP, they would be in a prison camp and never seen again.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

he makes light of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and makes racist comments about Japanese people............Were the authorities aware of these video's before he came to Japan? It does make one wonder what type of trash skum would make light of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, basically they have no trace of humanity or understanding what countless thousands went through, because they do not care one iota. I can only hope they are punished and suffer in prison. One thing for certain is that trashy cowards like this would never try this on in China, I can only imagine what the average Chinese person would do to them, let alone the CCP, they would be in a prison camp and never seen again.

The problem is, the guy has zero respect for anyone, he kept thumbing his nose and flipping off people, everyone, insulted anyone he could find, I have met a lot of deranged cruel, and careless people in my life, but this guy exceeded my wildest expectations of how low a human can go. He should spend time in prison, the full sentence, and then be deported and blacklisted, and sent back to the US where he can take his lack of skills and register for unemployment.

There is no way on God's green earth that this idiot would do what he did in the US, Europe, or any Muslim nation. He would have been killed, but he completely took advantage of the Japanese knowing they were non-confrontational.

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

He looking at 3 months detention and deported. They use all their law available to draw out his trail so to keep him in legal maximum custody of 3 months. They will advise him to get his own mouthpiece if he wants out. Or go with the one provided and stay for 3 months. Want to see him waste his money and spend the maximum time legally allowed.

-4 ( +4 / -8 )

He looking at 3 months detention and deported. They use all their law available to draw out his trail so to keep him in legal maximum custody of 3 months. They will advise him to get his own mouthpiece if he wants out. Or go with the one provided and stay for 3 months. Want to see him waste his money and spend the maximum time legally allowed.

I agree, let's hope he gets either or, but spending his money would be better. I sent a shoutout to him a few months back and told him, please don't come to Fukuoka, it's not going to go well for you in this city, you are on notice. The fact that he had the gall to walk on a construction site was beyond idiotic! The guy is a raging lunatic, and the fact that he just won't stop talking for a second and will go to the lowest level to insult women just shows what a jerk this guy truly is.

-4 ( +4 / -8 )

Trespassing is not enough of a criminal charge to get deported.

I agree, let's hope he gets either or, but spending his money would be better. I sent a shoutout to him a few months back and told him, please don't come to Fukuoka, it's not going to go well for you in this city, you are on notice.

That is likely to only encourage him. Daring him.

3 ( +5 / -2 )

The sooner they bounce this scum bag and lifetime ban him from here the better

1 ( +6 / -5 )

Trespassing is not enough of a criminal charge to get deported.

Then you don’t know what’s going on. He’s done a litany of bad sh*t in this country, way over the top, even Logan Paul wasn’t THAT bad (and he was bad) compared to what Somali has done! He was the most recognized and hated person in this country! He got decked a few times (not enough IMHO) and the guy still kept talking smack and said that he would rather die or he deported before he stops, well he might get his second wish. They were slowly and methodically building a case against this guy.

That is likely to only encourage him. Daring him.

Good, more evidence that helps the police, the media and probably the government of this continues, even the Yakuza threatened him.

Here is the thing, this fool would never, ever do any of this in the States, because he knows if he did that he would be serious hurt or killed. He knows it and everyone else knows it.

The sooner they bounce this scum bag and lifetime ban him from here the better

I pray you’re right about that.

-4 ( +4 / -8 )

bass4funk

   Trespassing is not enough of a criminal charge to get deported.

> Then you don’t know what’s going on.

Yes, I do because I checked it with the authorities. The criminal action so far is trespassing which isn't serious enough to be deported. Does not mean they won't deport him.

He’s done a litany of bad sh*t in this country, way over the top, even Logan Paul wasn’t THAT bad (and he was bad) compared to what Somali has done! He was the most recognized and hated person in this country! He got decked a few times (not enough IMHO) and the guy still kept talking smack and said that he would rather die or he deported before he stops, well he might get his second wish. They were slowly and methodically building a case against this guy.

None of it is illegal.

3 ( +5 / -2 )

Trespassing is not enough of a criminal charge to get deported.

The boy is going to be deported, one way or another.

Nations - including Japan - can and do deport foreigners on "character grounds" even if no crime has been committed.

No-one has a legal "right" to enter or be in a foreign nation. Certainly not gutter trash like this boy.

0 ( +4 / -4 )

Yes, I do because I checked it with the authorities.

Hmmm…had no idea you’re a party night owl.

The criminal action so far is trespassing which isn't serious enough to be deported.

Well, again, if you knew the entire story those are not all the charges and allegations as well as testimony and evidence against this guy.

Does not mean they won't deport him.

I know

None of it is illegal.

Then he wouldn’t have been arrested.

The boy is going to be deported, one way or another. 

Nations - including Japan - can and do deport foreigners on "character grounds" even if no crime has been committed. 

No-one has a legal "right" to enter or be in a foreign nation. Certainly not gutter trash like this boy.

That’s right. I hope he gets blacklisted as well, that would seal the deal.

-4 ( +3 / -7 )

bass4funk

   Yes, I do because I checked it with the authorities.

> Hmmm…had no idea you’re a party night owl.

What does that mean?

   The criminal action so far is trespassing which isn't serious enough to be deported.

> Well, again, if you knew the entire story those are not all the charges and allegations as well as testimony and evidence against this guy.

We can only go by the article

   Does not mean they won't deport him.

> I know

>    None of it is illegal.

Then he wouldn’t have been arrested.

They were arrested for trespassing.

   The boy is going to be deported, one way or another.

>    Nations - including Japan - can and do deport foreigners on "character grounds" even if no crime has been committed.

Any person whom the Minister of Justice finds has Committed acts detrimental to the interests and security of Japan.

Anyway, I'm happy if they are deported.

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Any person whom the Minister of Justice finds has Committed acts detrimental to the interests and security of Japan.

So again, if you knew the full details you wouldn’t talking like this.

Anyway, I'm happy if they are deported.

Well, that’s a given.

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bass4funk

   Any person whom the Minister of Justice finds has Committed acts detrimental to the interests and security of Japan.

> So again, if you knew the full details you wouldn’t talking like this.

We all, including you, only know what is published in the media. You don't know more than anyone else.

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We all, including you, only know what is published in the media.

Well, no because if you knew all the other allegations of what he did you wouldn’t make bizarre comments…again.

You don't know more than anyone else.

You know a lot if you’ve been following this guy which many of us here have. Yeah, don’t go there before you get yourself embarrassed.

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Late to the party; seems like a lot of very impassioned punching down and fantasizing maximally harsh punishments from many posters.Also cheering someone getting stalked and sucker punched.

To someone whom in the end was an just an annoying pest, made some rude historical comments and used bad language and walked onto a construction site in broad daylight for streaming content.

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Late to the party; seems like a lot of very impassioned punching down and fantasizing maximally harsh punishments from many posters.Also cheering someone getting stalked and sucker punched.

Uhhh, no one told this guy to come to Japan and annoy and harass people, he made that decision by himself. So yeah, he deserved to get punched, as well as arrested, you don’t go in someone’s home and take a crap in it do you now? How would you feel?

To someone whom in the end was an just an annoying pest, made some rude historical comments and used bad language and walked onto a construction site in broad daylight for streaming content. 

Ok, so what if we’re injured, now you have a lawsuit and who’s liable? The construction company, the foremen would be blamed why they didn’t keep this guy out, it’s also a safety issue. So of course they take it personal, they should.

Don't see the same vitriol directed at the oligarchs who are working everyday to make you serfs.

Oligarchs?? Dear lord…..Anyway, Because it has nothing to do with them, it has everything to do with an insecure, inconsiderate, hopeless and annoying sociopath who’s ONLY mission life is to fly to a foreign country, spend thousands just to harass people that are minding their own business and you don’t see anything wrong with this situation? Sorry, don’t have a droplet of sympathy for this guy.

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If Johnny Somali (Ramsey Khalid Ismail) was to disappear down the cesspit he crawled out of permanently, who would miss him? Who would care?

The majority would just shrug and move on.

Carry on with there daily lives, safe in the knowledge the His contamination, infestation momentarily plaguing commuters/travelers on Japan underground network has been fumigated.

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dagon, sometimes the odd cockroach “Goki” provokes rather stomach churning disgust and revulsion, The first course of action is to reach for the repellent/insecticide, resultant stink can be overpowering.

Not always close at hand, so the only course of action is to just crush the vermin without prejudice.

Job done.

If you feel holding memorial service for the "roach" is fitting, I am sure your conscience will be clear

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Some actions, can verbally provoke extreme reactions, either intended or unintended.

Abuse, so belligerent, crude humor of a devastating historically tragic event, all to incite violent retribution.

Johnny Somali (Ramsey Khalid Ismail) chose a course of action, then to air for all to view on social media.

Johnny Somali must now accept the consequences, harsh and unrelenting, predictably some responses will be violent in nature.

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Send them to China or NK.

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I had never heard of this guy until this week. Apparently, he's already been assaulted, and he seems like he will keep pushing his luck until his luck runs out. Absolutely obnoxious twunt.

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Deport back to Somalia!

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Is this creep still in Japan? I thought he had left. Well, finally now we can see him deported.

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I personally ignore annoying people. The same goes for vloggers, attention seekers and know-it-alls!!!

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Japan needs better laws to deal with this nutcase. Harassment, disturbing the peace... repeat offenses should be a three strikes you're out case. This guy needs to not be allowed in the country. He's begging for a vigilante style **-kicking, preferably by another annoyed US citizen in Japan. He really needs some sense beaten into *him. I hope the Japanese will turn a blind eye while other concerned foreign visitors take him in a back alley and give him a physical disciplinary lesson.

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Lawyers? None of that. There were videos right? As far as what the police knows, they already broke the law.. The police will let them “cook” as long as it takes until they verbally admit to what they did. We won’t be hearing from him anytime soon. Surely he well be the poster child for any unruly youtubers who defy the social norms and relative peace in Japan.

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chykes

Lawyers? None of that. There were videos right? As far as what the police knows, they already broke the law.

Sadly, he was always just balancing on the legal line. What do have on him now is trespassing. In principle, I am against the Japanese system of endless detention and re-arrests, but in this particular case I hope they use it to fullest and take their time "investigeting".

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Who??

This guys sucha nobody. Totally local news.

Guess thats why cops all over it … tresspassin? Right...

need an ex prosecuter to wave a wand like… this is not teh Jonnies yer lookin for

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Oligarchs?? Dear lord…..Anyway, Because it has nothing to do with them, it has everything to do with an insecure, inconsiderate, hopeless and annoying sociopath who’s ONLY mission life is to fly to a foreign country, spend thousands just to harass people that are minding their own business and you don’t see anything wrong with this situation? Sorry, don’t have a droplet of sympathy for this guy.

Like this.

So much cares about guy nobody cares about… almost like caring

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Just another day in extreme are you willing to go to attract likes, subs, clicks and VOTES.

Yeah, these morons are trash, but that is what the social media is about. These idiots have mentors - Look and read at half the shiz politicians are posting now. It is all about shock, taking it to the next level, or conversely, how low are you willing to go. Can you say alex jones, tuck carlson, Boebert, m. t. greene, et al.

People need to stop taking the bait thrown out by these attention seekers. Don't comment when they post, good or bad comments boosts their rating and algorithms. Completely ignore and scroll on. Don't take the bait!

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Ivan MartinezSep. 22  05:19 pm JST

I've heard that there's a warrant against him and that the police have been keeping record of all the times that this scumbag has been acting like a fool just for the sake of views and visits.

Hopefully he'll spend some time in jail before being kicked out of Japan forever.

If you move out of your country, behave. Otherwise you'll get deported. I really hope this is the case.

When I was in military boot camp, the instructor told us that when we visit foreign nations, they're not the foreigners, you are. This guy was a Filipino enlisted into our US Navy so he would know.

It means you don't go clowning around making an a-hole of yourself. It means you show some decency and respect for the locals and their cultures even if they may be 'strange' to you. And Japanese are noted for their courtesy to gaijin but these two clods have no respect or consideration for the hosts. None.

And you respect the laws in a foreign land too.

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He was arrested in my neighbourhood. Cool!

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Japan made the mistake of talking about him in the news. It only boosted his views and fame. Although many people dislike him, too many people searched to see his videos and leave comments which in turn boosted his fame and gives him more money.

He just walked into a construction site while wearing a Halloween mask and started saying he's there for work. I don't think they can get him on too much for that. Maybe deportation. But he will continue his shenanigans. This will definitely open the door for others to fill his place.

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wallaceSep. 23  01:22 pm JST

Trespassing is not enough of a criminal charge to get deported.

Umm but it is enough to get you 3 years in prison and a ¥100000 fine.

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HOstess in Tokyo

Japan made the mistake of talking about him in the news. It only boosted his views and fame. Although many people dislike him, too many people searched to see his videos and leave comments which in turn boosted his fame and gives him more money.

He made his money from streaming, and that source of income has been cut for the foreseeable future. I doubt they let him stream from jail...

He just walked into a construction site while wearing a Halloween mask and started saying he's there for work.

He walked in there with a death mask and pestered the workers shouting "Fukukushima Fukushima".... is that your idea of "saying he is there for work"?

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Good. You broke the law. You do the time.

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Japan made the mistake of talking about him in the news. It only boosted his views and fame. Although many people dislike him, too many people searched to see his videos and leave comments which in turn boosted his fame and gives him more money. 

Here is the problem though, he won’t be getting that money anytime soon and then I agree, the publicity did booster his search results and notoriety, where I disagree with you is that this fame Johnny so craves is also his downfall, because he’s become a worldwide shock jock. Once he’s deported ( and he will be deported) other nations now know who he is and if he decides to do the same thing in other nations they can prevent him from entering or outright blocking him at their borders, so the publicity actually helps the rest of the world.

He just walked into a construction site while wearing a Halloween mask and started saying he's there for work. I don't think they can get him on too much for that.

Trespassing can be charged as a crime. Search the Internet, there are tons of videos of him acting like a complete a**! The police are going through all of it and are building a case against this guy. They’re tired of him and people now just want him gone, he’s loud, rude, obnoxious, insensitive and just causing a lot of disruption in the lives of everyday people.

The police can hold you for 23 days without formerly charging you, they can even hold you on suspicious grounds. They can re-arrest him on the day they release him by just saying, for example “by the way, you got into an altercation” and detain him and repeat the process all over again, and they can continue to repeat this process however long it takes to make a strong case against him. Also, he’s on a 90 day tourist visa, they can keep him until that visa runs out and when they finally release him, guess what? Now they can criminally charge him for being in the country illegally and overstaying in his visa, they can charge him, they could arrest him and sentence him, they could also deport him and blacklist him or all of the above. He’s toast either way.

Maybe deportation.

That will happen.

But he will continue his shenanigans.

Not in Japan, and I doubt he would ever do that in the states, think about it, you honestly think he would act like that in the US? The guy would be either arrested, beaten to death, stabbed or shot, he knows that, we all know that. He can’t do that in Europe, he won’t do it in a Muslim or any African nation, South America, he would disappear. This is what happens when you don’t get a proper education and can really on being a Schock jock and a**hole in order to make a living, that can only go so far in life and he’s about to learn a life’s lesson, he was laughing and not taking this all seriously, but he will very soon. He effectively ended his own career, he’s already been de-platform from either Kick or Twitch, not sure.

This will definitely open the door for others to fill his place.

True and now because of this jerk the police and government will be ready for idiots that would think of doing the same thing, first Logan Paul and now this guy, you can believe changes are coming to how a content creator can stream and film. The guy deserves to be locked up and I hope they throw the book at this guy and with Japan’s 99.9% conviction rate, something will happen to him. I always believe in the presumption of innocence, but this guy left so much footage of the carnage he caused, so based on what he’s done, of course he’s guilty.

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There are many more good YouTubers making videos about their experience in Japan.

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Damn first time I agree and support 100% bass4funk, even up voted since I didn't wanted his comment to have a negative on it

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There are many more good YouTubers making videos about their experience in Japan.

I think most of us know this. The majority of YouTubers are decent people, but this guy is not one of them and once he's back in the US, he probably will have to seek a different career profession, because his streaming days are pretty much over, needs a career change.

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bass4funk

There are many more good YouTubers making videos about their experience in Japan.

> I think most of us know this.

Seems not because I posted my comment in response to a now-deleted post by theResident who stated "Deport all the YouTubers".

The majority of YouTubers are decent people, but this guy is not one of them and once he's back in the US, he probably will have to seek a different career profession, because his streaming days are pretty much over, needs a career change.

While I have your attention Johnny Somali committed trespass but nothing else even if he is a vile creature. So you don't support his free speech rights. Yet, on another post today you were supporting the First Amendment.

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Seems not because I posted my comment in response to a now-deleted post by theResident who stated "Deport all the YouTubers".

Seems not? Are you saying most people can't judge for themselves?

While I have your attention Johnny Somali committed trespass but nothing else even if he is a vile creature. So you don't support his free speech rights. Yet, on another post today you were supporting the First Amendment.

Again, that was the basic green like to get him on a trespassing charge, now they will compile everything and all the videos and audio he used while in Japan to create an open, shut case. And don't give me that BS! I support the First Amendment in the US, in Japan, the country has its own laws, not I am not sure what the laws are, but I am assuming society doesn't care as long as you are not harassing people, which is what he was doing, and once the Federal government gets their ears perked when they hear this guy name.

He could never do what he did were in the States, he would have been jumped or all the above.

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bass4funk

the Japanese Constitution provides for freedom of speech. Do you support that?

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Seems Wally has his troll gloves on.

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bass4funk

Not in Japan, and I doubt he would ever do that in the states, think about it, you honestly think he would act like that in the US? The guy would be either arrested, beaten to death, stabbed or shot, he knows that, we all know that. 

Good point, I would love to see him insult Mohammed in Somalia. Of course he would never risk that.

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the Japanese Constitution provides for freedom of speech. Do you support that?

They don’t support violation of the law and harassment.

Seems Wally has his troll gloves on.

Not surprised in the least.

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All the foreigners and Japanese people involved should be held accountable. The assaults and the various troubles caused by all parties involved should be dealt with.

It would be great to see all of them processed by the legal system.

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Am I too late to pop in and say "maximum sentences for him and his accomplice(s), then deportation with lifetime bans"?

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Am I too late to pop in and say "maximum sentences for him and his accomplice(s), thendeportation with lifetime bans"?

I agree.

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