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DISCRIMINATION

Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Society / FOCUS
May 8, 2014
The 'yes-man' whose faith defied China's rulers
It was shaping up to be a win in the Communist Party's quest to contain a longtime nemesis — the Roman Catholic Church. In July 2012, a priest named Thaddeus Ma Daqin was to be ordained auxiliary bishop of Shanghai.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
May 7, 2014
Economic divide fueling surge in Xinjiang unrest
Hundreds of migrant workers from distant corners of China pour daily into the Urumqi South railway station, their first waypoint on a journey carrying them to lucrative work in other parts of the far western Xinjiang region.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
May 3, 2014
Japan inked: Should the country reclaim its tattoo culture?
Tattooing is the most misunderstood form of art in contemporary Japan.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
May 3, 2014
Japan's solitary ode to ink
Exhibits on display at the Yokohama Tattoo Museum suggest the goverment's view of body ink is out of touch with reality
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 2, 2014
China militants show new daring
A bombing in western China that killed three people and wounded 79 on Wednesday has raised concerns about the apparent sophistication and daring of the attack, which possibly was timed to coincide with a visit to the heavily Muslim region by President Xi Jinping.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 1, 2014
China says three killed in attack at Xinjiang train station
Three people were killed and 79 wounded in a bomb and knife attack at a train station in the far western region of China on Wednesday, state media said, as President Xi Jinping was wrapping up a visit to the area.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 30, 2014
Injuries reported after explosion in capital of China's Xinjiang region
An explosion at a railway station in Urumqi, the capital of China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, on Wednesday injured some people, state media said.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / JUST BE CAUSE
Apr 30, 2014
Tackling the 'empathy deficit' toward non-Japanese
Sympathy is not the same as empathy, and that is one reason why discrimination against foreigners and minorities is so hard to combat in Japan. Japanese society is good at sympathy, but empathy? Less so.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 25, 2014
Republican senators blast rebellious Nevada rancher's racist remarks
Two Republican U.S. senators who voiced support for a Nevada cattleman in his showdown with federal agents over grazing rights on public land condemned recent remarks by the rebellious rancher musing about whether African-Americans would be "better off as slaves."
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 23, 2014
Top U.S. court upholds Michigan ban on college affirmative action
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday further undermined the use of racial preferences in higher education by upholding a voter-approved Michigan law that banned the practice in decisions on which students to admit to state universities.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 15, 2014
Ex-Ku Klux Klan leader charged in Kansas Jewish center killings
The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at two Jewish community centers near Kansas City is a former Ku Klux Klan leader with a history of spewing vitriol against Jews, law enforcement officials said Monday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 12, 2014
Myanmar's first census in 30 years extended amid controversy
A group of women dressed in green sarong-like longyis and simple white blouses stand around a table piled with census forms, entering neat notations on spreadsheets by hand.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 11, 2014
Prominent Chinese activist scorns court after prison term upheld
A prominent Chinese rights activist expressed defiance on Friday after a court upheld his four-year jail sentence, saying the pall of communism and dictatorship would eventually give way to freedom and justice.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Apr 11, 2014
Obama hails civil rights achievements of President Lyndon Johnson
Barack Obama on Thursday praised the civil rights legacy of former President Lyndon B. Johnson, saying his 1960s pursuit of equality helped clear the way for an African-American to one day become U.S. president.
JAPAN
Apr 10, 2014
More racist stickers discovered at Shikoku pilgrimage restrooms
Racist stickers are found at three more restrooms along the 88-temple Shikoku Henro calling on hikers to 'protect our precious pilgrimage route from Korean hands.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Apr 5, 2014
Pulmonary pest ravages; study of racial hygienics urged; Japan mourns Gen. MacArthur; Takeshita resigns over Recruit scandal
The dreadful pulmonary pest (pneumonic plague) has plunged districts of Omikawa and Moriyama-mura, Chiba, into consternation.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / JUST BE CAUSE
Apr 2, 2014
Knowing your rights can protect against fake cops
Safeguard yourself against an unwarranted public shakedown
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Mar 29, 2014
Tatar leader urges autonomy referendum after Russia's seizure of Crimea
The leader of Crimean Tatars proposed Saturday that the 300,000-strong indigenous Muslim minority seek autonomy on the Black Sea peninsula annexed from Ukraine by Russia.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Mar 22, 2014
Urawa prepares for darkest day
Urawa Reds will make unwanted J. League history when they take on Shimizu S-Pulse at an empty Saitama Stadium on Sunday, and S-Pulse manager Afshin Ghotbi knows from experience that it will not be an occasion to savor.
COMMUNITY / Voices / COMMUNITY CHEST
Mar 21, 2014
Have once-welcoming Urawa Reds matches changed that much?
Some responses to Debito Arudou's March 13 Just Be Cause column, 'J. League and media must show red card to racism.'

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