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May 13, 2021
【#790】We Do Not Need Lawmakers Who Can’t Protest China
Yoshiko Sakurai Japan must make more efforts than any other country to respect human rights and protect democracy. The first reason for this is that respect for human rights and democracy represent values that form the core of Japan’s national characteristics, having been .... <Read more>
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May 13, 2021
【#789】Diet Should Start Discussion on Constitutional Amendments
Takashi Arimoto On May 6, Japan’s House of Representatives Commission on the Constitution passed a bill to revise the National Referendum Act regarding constitutional amendment procedures. The ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan agreed to pass the bill during .... <Read more>

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【#788】Appreciating Cabinet Decision to Avoid Using “Wartime Comfort Women”
Tsutomu Nishioka On April 27, the Japanese government made important cabinet decisions on comfort women and wartime Korean workers issues. It concluded the word “wartime comfort women” as inappropriate even if it is accompanied by the word “so-

【#787】Thinking about 46% Reduction Goal of GHG Emissions
Tadashi Narabayashi Japan will seek to cut greenhouse gas emissions in fiscal 2030 by 46% from fiscal 2013, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said just before participating in an online climate change summit on April 22. On April 18, the United States released a joint statement with China following a meeting of senior officials from the two countries,