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Ishikawa Zoo - Japan: Depressed Elephant Spent 29 Years Alone In Concrete Cell
World  (tags: Japan, Ishikawa Zoo, Depressed elephant, 29 years in concrete cell, asia, crime, humans, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 13 days ago - thedodo.com
Every wall she can reach is scratched up from her trying to get out. Twenty-nine years ago, Sunny the Asian elephant first arrived at the Ishikawa Zoo in Japan âEUR" and sheâEUR(TM)s been completely alone ever since.
Japan, Shimonoseki: Whalers Return With 333 Dead Whales
World  (tags: Japan, Shimonoseki, Whalers, Kill 333 Whales, Southern Ocean, asia, conflict, crime, death, humans, interesting, media, news, violence, world )

Fiona
- 20 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Japanese whaling vessels returned to port on Saturday after catching more than 300 of the mammals in the Antarctic Ocean without facing any protests by anti-whaling groups, officials said.
North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan
World  (tags: North Korea, Japan, J-Alert, Hokkaido, missile, testing )

Sheryl
- 236 days ago - aljazeera.com
Japan condemns launch of ballistic missile, which fell into waters off Hokkaido island, as an unprecedented threat. The Japanese governments J Alert warning system advised people in northern Japan to take precautions.
Japan Marks 72 Years Since Hiroshima Atomic Bomb
World  (tags: war, atomic bombs, weapons, destruction, Japan, history, World War II )

Freya
- 260 days ago - yahoo.com
Japan on Sunday marked 72 years since the world's first nuclear attack on Hiroshima, with the nation's traditional contradictions over atomic weapons again coming into focus.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Message
World  (tags: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Japan, WWII, atomic bomb )

Sheryl
- 262 days ago - rtd.rt.com
70 years after the US dropped nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki the real reasons behind the decision still divide historians. Recent declassified documents suggest that the nuclear strikes may have been intimidation to USSR.
Sea Shepherd - My Demon   video
World  (tags: Whales, world, news, humans, Japan, Sea Shepherd )

MmAway
- 408 days ago - youtu.be
Guys ~ Some of this is quite painful to watch. The sadness on all of the faces that are on Sea Shepherd says it! They work so hard. Do what you can please for these beautiful Whales and Sea Shepherd! TY for caring!
.Japanese Media: At Least 19 Dead in Knife Attack Outside Tokyo
World  (tags: Japan, outside Tokyo, knife attack, residential home for disabled )

Rosie
- 636 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
- 726 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
- 736 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
- 778 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
- 804 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
- 951 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
- 956 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
- 985 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
- 987 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¦
 

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