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.Japanese Media: At Least 19 Dead in Knife Attack Outside Tokyo
World  (tags: Japan, outside Tokyo, knife attack, residential home for disabled )

Rosie
- 33 days ago - usatoday.com
The attack took place at the Tsukui Yamayuri En (Tsukui Lily Garden), a residential home for disabled people run by Kanagawa Prefecture, about 50 kilometres outside Tokyo. Officials said about 150 people, ranging in age from 19 to 75, live at the home.
JAPAN FINALLY ACCEPTS ICJ RULING APPLIES TO ALL SCIENTIFIC WHALING
World  (tags: Whaling, Japan, Antarctic, North Pacific, Moratorium )

Derek
- 124 days ago - uk.whales.org
ItâEUR(TM)s now obvious to JapanâEUR(TM)s fisheries officials what has been known to the rest of the world for decades, that it has been carrying out illegal whaling in the Antarctic and the North Pacific.
Call for Awarding the Nobel Prize to Naoto Matsumura for His Efforts to Save Animals in Fukushima | PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Japan, Fukushima, Naoto Matsumura, Nobel Prize, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, ethics, society, humans, animalwelfare, conservation, dogs, cats, habitat, protection, wildlife, world, PETITION )

Desanka
- 134 days ago - change.org
This petition is created to honor rice farmer Naoto Matsumura with the Nobel Prize for his efforts to save animals in Tomioka, Japan. Mr. Matsumura is THE GUARDIAN OF FUKUSHIMA'S ANIMALS - the last man who feed and cares for animals in the "No-Go" zone.
Nearly a Third of Japan's Women 'Sexually Harassed at Work'
World  (tags: humanrights, Japan, women being harassed at work )

Rose
- 176 days ago - theguardian.com
Almost a third of Japanese women have been sexually harassed at work, according to a government report that deals another blow to attempts to boost womenâEUR(TM)s role in the workplace.
Japan and the Whale
World  (tags: Japan, the whale, hunting whales, irrelevant to feeding, not economic, ancient culture, nothing about its Antarctic whaling is h )

Rosie
- 202 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hunting whales is irrelevant to feeding Japan's population, drawing global condemnation and is NOT economic. So, why does Japan still do it? The government says whaling is an ancient part of its culture but NOTHING about its Antarctic whaling is historic.
Tens of Thousands Surround Japan's Parliament Denouncing 'War Legislation'
World  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, Japan, People Power )

Judy
- 349 days ago - commondreams.org
Tens of thousands of people surrounded Japan's Parliament in Tokyo on Monday to protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposed "war legislation" that would allow the country's soldiers to deploy abroad for the first time since World War II.
More Than 100,000 Flee Floods in Eastern Japan; 7 Missing
World  (tags: asia, rain, heavy rain, missing, Japan, typhoon )

Naoko
- 353 days ago - japantoday.com
Unprecedented rain in Japan unleashed heavy floods on Thursday that tore houses from their foundations, uprooted trees and forced more than 100,000 people from their homes.
Protesting Against Japan's Nuclear Restart
World  (tags: Japan, Kyushu Electiric, Sendai nuclear power station, protests against the restarting )

Rosie
- 383 days ago - news.sky.com
79-year-old Shouhei Nomura raises placards during a rally against the restarting of the Kyushu Electric Power's Sendai nuclear power station in Satsumasendai, Kagoshima prefectture, Japan.
Islamic Terrorism: Why There Is None in Japan
World  (tags: Japan, Islamic terrorism )

Stan
- 385 days ago - chersonandmolschky.com
With all this Muslim terrorism plaguing the world, perhaps it is time to take a look at a country not suffering the same fate and analyze exactly why that isâEUR¦
Hiroshima 70 Years Later: Looking Back at America's Unnecessary, Barbaric Use of Nuclear WMDs
World  (tags: asia, death, usa, war, hiroshima, Nagasaki, atomic bombings, justification, WMDs, Japan, surrender )

Naoko
- 387 days ago - scroll.in
As Ward Wilson summarised in a piece for Foreign Policy in 2013, there were three major problems with presuming that Hiroshima and Nagasaki led to the Japanese surrender.
Could Japan Become America's New Proxy Army?
World  (tags: usa, asia, Japan, constitution, pacifism, protest, Shinzo Abe, war )

Naoko
- 397 days ago - thenation.com
The issue this time is the plan by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to alter a key provision of Japan's peace constitution to allow Japan's "Self Defense Forces" to take part in overseas military operations for the first time since World War II.
Japanese Fishermen Vow 'to Never Stop' Hunting Dolphins
World  (tags: Animals, Japan )

Rosie
- 433 days ago - rt.com
Yoshifumi Kai, for a fishermen's cooperative told reporters that, "We will never stop it" and that they will continue hunting despite calls from animal protection groups. They claim they haven't broken any rules and vow to pass their hunting skills down.
Japan to Resume Whale Hunt in Antarctic This Year
World  (tags: Animals, Ecology, Japan )

Rosie
- 433 days ago - rt.com
Tokyo is to resume whale hunting in the Southern Ocean this year, despite disapproval by the International Whaling Commission. It's chief whaling negotiator says world debate on whether Japan should be killing whales has gone from science to politics.
Manhattan Project Engineer Says Nagasaki Bombing Was Overly Hasty
World  (tags: war, usa, Japan, Manhattan Project, nuclear weapons, Hiroshima, Nagasaki )

Naoko
- 445 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The United States "could have waited" before A-bombing Nagasaki, given that the Japanese government was in turmoil from the destruction of Hiroshima and the war might have ended without the second city's destruction.
Tens of Thousands Call for 'Okinawa Without US Bases'
World  (tags: World, War & Peace, Japan, People Power, US Military )

Judy
- 469 days ago - commondreams.org
'We have to remove the risks of exposing Okinawa to war again,' says 86-year-old island resident
 

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