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Dec 12, 2019
【#641(Special)】Japanese Lawmakers Don’t Tolerate Human Rights Abuse
Eriko Yamatani The international community especially Western countries are casting stern eyes on the suppression of Tibetan and Uyghur human rights in China, the world’s second largest military and economic power. On December 3, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 407 to one to pass the Uyghur human rights bill that urges .... <Read more>
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Dec 12, 2019
【#640(Special)】How to see Japan-S. Korea Export Control Dialogue?
Masahiko Hosokawa A Japan-South Korea director-general level dialogue on export control next week is attracting attention. The recent entanglement over the General Security of Military Information Agreement between Japan and South Korea represented South Korea’s fuss over nothing. Initially, South Korea’s Moon Jae In government offered to .... <Read more>

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【#639】Recognize Iran as Terrorist Country
Yoichi Shimada Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is reportedly planning to visit Japan soon. His hope to visit Japan was conveyed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi who arrived in Japan as the Iranian president’s special envoy and met with Abe on December 3. Japan has been an

【#638(Special)】Odd Feeling about Pope’s Remarks
Fumio Ota On November 23, Pope Francis aboard an aircraft on his way to Japan sent messages to the leaders of China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. He made no mention of protesters in Hong Kong, although some Christians there were collecting signatures seeking the pope’s intervention toward a humanitarian settlement of