Sparked by the George Floyd murder by police in the United States last month, street protests against official violence towards minorities and disenfranchised peoples have sprung up worldwide.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of January 2020.
It’s dehumanizing to be denied service somewhere, not for what you did, but for who you are, and to realize that discrimination is real.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of August 2019.
Police in Hyogo Prefecture carry out a questionable raid on a leftist newspaper, while the mainstream Japanese media remains silent.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on December 3, 2017.
A recent attempt by the Liberal Democratic Party to brand the Japan Communist Party as violent has sparked a new debate on the political history of Japan, but it seems to be primarily a cynical political ploy.