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23.07.2015 Pressenza New York

Youth Rising Against the Security Bills

Youth Rising Against the Security Bills

Last Wednesday, Japan’s ruling party and its coalition steamrolled the controversial national security bills at the lower house of parliament. As the ruling party holds the majority seats in the house, the result was predicted, and yet it outraged the nation for its seemingly undemocratic move since the government hadn’t … »

19.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Do not sign the India-Japan nuclear agreement

Do not sign the India-Japan nuclear agreement

International appeal to Prime Ministers of Japan and India, Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi DO NOT SIGN THE INDIA-JAPAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT DO NOT ALLOW THE REPROCESSING OF SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL It has become clear from media reports that in ongoing negotiations on the India-Japan Nuclear Agreement, the Government of … »

18.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Jammu & Kashmir: words better than bullets

Jammu & Kashmir: words better than bullets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley are in Jammu, where they are taking part in the centenary celebrations of the celebrated Jammu and Kashmir leader Girdhari Lal Dogra but the PM’s visit comes as India has warned Pakistan of an “effective” response to its repeated ceasefire violations. »

18.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Modi’s visit to embroiled Jammu and Kashmir

Modi’s visit to embroiled Jammu and Kashmir

Under a heading of “Modi’s speech in Jammu leaves BJP workers feeling disappointed and confused”, Firstpost.com’s reporter Sameer Yasir detailed the feeling of those attending what was expected to be an important visit to Jammu and Kashmir by Indian Prime Minister Modi. The event was held at a private function … »

18.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Protests in front of the Diet Building, Tokyo

Protests in front of the Diet Building, Tokyo

Under the statement “Japanese political leaders and elected officials forgot Democracy. We are angry”, Prof. Takeshi Sakagami circulated this news and photograph to media. “A picture taken in front of the Diet Building in Tokyo, at 7:30 pm today, on July 17. People are standing packed together. They are protesting … »

17.07.2015 Tony Henderson

“Dispicable” says Japan celebrity on Abe’s constitutional reforms

“Dispicable” says Japan celebrity on Abe’s constitutional reforms

In an article in The Japan Times, famous animated movie director Hayao Miyazaki calls Abe’s move to revise Japan’s constitution ‘despicable’, writes Reiji Yoshida. The director made a rare public appearance Monday in Tokyo and in responding to questions from reporters, Miyazaki trashed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s moves… “to build … »

16.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Border troubles continue in Jammu Kashmir

Border troubles continue in Jammu Kashmir

In yet another ceasefire violation – this time ahead of the Indian prime minister’s visit, the International Border in the Kanachak sector of Akhnoor tehsil in Jammudistrict, was the scene of violence that left civilians and soldiers dead, which has caused the population to ask when will all this stop … »

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