Olympics: The hidden sight of Tokyo’s homeless

When a country holds the Olympic Games, there’s often a big effort to clean up and redevelop key parts of the host city.

Tokyo’s homeless community have faced pressure to hide from sight during the Games.

The authorities have taken a tougher approach to homelessness since Japan won their bid to host the Summer Olympics back in 2013.

Reporter: Sofia Bettiza

Editor: Sofia Bettiza

Camera work: Documeme (Naoki Uchiyama, Itaru Matusi, Toru Kubota & Mayu Hirano)