From Japan Focus by by Mizuno Takaaki https://apjjf.org/-Mizuno-Takaaki/5216/article.pdf On September 5, Nishioka Tsutomu, a former professor at Tokyo Christian University, took the stand for the first time at Tokyo District Court. Former Asahi reporter Uemura Takashi had filed a libel lawsuit against Nishioka and Bungei Shunjū in January 2015. Mr. … [Read more...] about “Sold For 40 Yen”: Nishioka Tsutomu’s “Evidence” on the “Comfort Women” Proven Groundless
Japan and Asia/日本とアジア
本田 望 米国側から仕掛ける戦争の引き金は北の太平洋上水爆実験か？ 米国と北朝鮮の軍事緊張が悪化している。開戦の引き金になるものとして注目されているのは、北朝鮮の外相が述べた太平洋上での水爆実験が行われた際の米国の反応である。 The tension between the US and North Korea is heightening. What seems be the likely trigger to start a war is North Korea's nuclear test over the Pacific Ocean that the North Korean foreign minister … [Read more...] about 北朝鮮の太平洋上水爆実験で米国が「反撃」する！過度な圧力で金正恩が自暴自棄になれば朝鮮半島と日本をみちづれに!? 核＋通常ミサイル＋おとりでミサイル防衛は役に立たない！／Kim Jong-un becoming desperate or testing hydrogen bomb in Pacific Ocean can trigger war
Koichi Nakano, Sophia University, Tokyo - TOKYO — Last month, when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan dissolved Parliament and called a snap election for Oct. 22, he seemed to be making the decision from a position of strength. The opposition was in disarray, and his popularity ratings were picking up again, his hawkishness apparently vindicated by North Korea’s mounting … [Read more...] about The Death of Liberalism in Japan
Compiled and translated by Sung-Hee Choi, activist against the U.S. naval base on Jeju. Fwd: [Oct. 14][Busan] "US troops Go back home!" Cry in the party venue for the US navy (from No Naval Base on Jeju) The Busan Haeundae grand hotel is where movie directors and actors/actress used to stay together whenever there is the Busan international film festival … [Read more...] about 미군 파티장에서 벌어진 반미시위
本田望 - 北朝鮮との軍事衝突の危機が高まるなか、米国のトランプ大統領は北朝鮮との交渉はむだだといい、安倍晋三首相はさらにかえって逆効果だと強く主張しています。しかしながら、彼らはその主張の実の根拠を示していないようです。 Amid rising tensions between the US and North Korea, President Donald Trump insists that negotiation with North Korea is useless, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is certain that more talk would only make things worse, but they don't offer any … [Read more...] about 本当に全面的に北朝鮮だけが悪いのか？最悪の事態は絶対に避けなくては! Are we sure it’s all North Korea’s fault? We must prevent war!