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06.12.2015

International appeal against India-Japan Nuclear Agreement

International appeal against India-Japan Nuclear Agreement

Please SIGN and circulate widely, friends!   845 signatures crossed. https://www.change.org/p/mr-shinzo-abe-prime-minister-of-japan-international-appeal-against-japan-s-nuclear-export-to-india International Appeal Against India-Japan Nuclear Agreement Dear Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, We strongly protest the proposed India-Japan nuclear agreement, which is reportedly going to be signed during your upcoming visit to New… »

07.10.2015

Japan – Philippines: Bridge for Peace

Japan – Philippines: Bridge for Peace

Writer and Green Pioneer Konomi Kikuchi writes from Patagonia: Congratulations! Bridges to Peace was covered by NHK world. This organization was founded by our friend, Naoko Jin in order to build a bridge for peace by delivering messages from Japanese veterans to war victims in Philippines. Later she advanced her… »

21.09.2015

Radioactive floods recontaminate Japan

Radioactive floods recontaminate Japan

Last week a serious typhoon hit eastern Japan creating flooding that has not occurred for at least 50 years. Tokyo Electric Power Company, the operator and owner of the triple meltdown site Fukushima Daiichi, admitted that drainage pumps at Fukushima failed and radioactive water once again poured into the Pacific. »

21.09.2015

Demystifying nuclear power: the Fukushima toilet overflows

Demystifying nuclear power: the Fukushima toilet overflows

Japan just can’t seem to catch a break as extreme forces in nature repeatedly buffet the island. Efforts are currently underway to coax former Nahara residents, evacuated during the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi triple meltdown, to return to their abandoned homes in the desolated city. Despite assurance that radiation… »

14.09.2015

Tens of Thousands Surround Japan’s Parliament Denouncing ‘War Legislation’

A series of bills proposed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would allow the country’s soldiers to deploy abroad for the first time since World War II by Sarah Lazare, staff writer for Common Dreams With a new poll showing majority opposition nationwide, tens of thousands of people surrounded… »

03.09.2015

Japan’s ‘Chapel of the Thunder Gods’

Japan’s ‘Chapel of the Thunder Gods’

Titled, “Somber reflections on the last days of the Pacific War at the ‘Chapel of the Thunder Gods'”,  Hong Kong-based journalist Steven Knipp was published in Time on this day marking the 70-year anniversary of Japan’s surrender. (Extracts follow, for the full article see: http://time.com/4021062/japan-kamikaze-ww2-museum/ ) In recent weeks,… »

01.09.2015

The Street – Japan: I come here today so very angry

The Street – Japan: I come here today so very angry

Despite opposition from a majority of the Japanese people, the government is forcing this through, without a doubt, the work of a dictatorship. But, this sight before me right now really fills me with hope. Whether this country will permit a dictatorship or protect our democracy until… »

15.08.2015

Japan’s emperor voices ‘deep remorse’ over war

Japan’s emperor voices ‘deep remorse’ over war

Japan marked the 70th anniversary of its World War II surrender Saturday with about 7,000 people at the ceremonials and observing a period of silence at noon in Nippon Budokan, a hall in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward. Exactly 70 years ago, same time same day, the recorded voice of Emperor Hirohito,… »

06.08.2015

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

At a press conference on the 5th of August organised by the Greek branch of World without Wars and Violence and the Greek peace campaigner Panos Trigazis, in Athens, Nikos Stergiou gave this reflection on the Hiroshima bombing and it’s continued ramifications today. I close my eyes and I count… »

06.08.2015

City of Hiroshima Peace Declaration

City of Hiroshima Peace Declaration

In our town, we had the warmth of family life, the deep human bonds of community, festivals heralding each season, traditional culture and buildings passed down through history, as well as riversides where children played. At 8:15 a.m., August 6, 1945, all of that was destroyed by a single atomic… »

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