Jun 23, 2016

Constitution as a campaign issue

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe repeatedly emphasizes that economy is the foremost issue in the campaign for the July 10 Upper House election — urging voters to choose whether to endorse his bid to go on with Abenomics or return to what he calls “those ...

800 Osaka, Nagasaki residents sue over security laws

Jun 9, 2016

800 Osaka, Nagasaki residents sue over security laws

More than 800 people, including atomic bomb survivors, launched legal action against the government this week over controversial security laws they believe threaten their right to live in peace. Following similar lawsuits that have already been filed nationwide in connection with the laws, the ...