China Cites Ambiguous National Security Law to Detain 11 Japanese

Chinese authorities have detained 6 Japanese nationals for alleged espionage, bringing to 11 the number of Japanese nationals detained on charges of “Endangering National Security.” Detained this time were employees of a Japanese company involved in hot spring development, whose actions bear no connection to espionage.   It appears as though they have become unwitting […]

Son of Comfort Women Perjurer Yoshida Removes “Unbearable” Apology Inscription

“The Apology Monument” became a memorial monument (photo taken from a new book Removing My Father’s Apology)      On May 11th, it was revealed that the son of Seiji Yoshida (deceased), who perjured claims of the forcible removal of women from the Korean Peninsula, had organized for the rewriting of the falsified explanations inscribed on the […]

Japanese Professors Protest UN Rapporteur’s Press Freedom Assessment: Worry about your country, the US, not us

This statement was issued by Japanese academics on May 2, in reaction to the “Preliminary Report on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression in Japan,” which was submitted by UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression David Kaye on April 19, 2016.   […]