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Asia Pacific Currents

Japanese people get organized against nuclear industry and militarism

September 4, 2015
| Labour updates including world's biggest strike in India and the growing movement in Japan against war and militarism.
Length: 29:22 minutes (13.45 MB)

Dividing Korea: A hidden Holocaust

August 31, 2015
| The effects of the division of Korea on women. Kellia Ramares-Watson interviews Hwa-Young Lee, war survivor and activist.
Length: 29:07 minutes (13.33 MB)

Japan's debt to 'comfort women'

August 21, 2015
| This program excerpts testimony and judgments from the December 2000 Women's International Tribunal on Japan's Military Sexual Slavery.
Length: 29:19 minutes (13.42 MB)
Jason Kenney
| August 19, 2015

Japanese PM positions Japan as prime military power in East Asia

August 12, 2015
| The Japanese government wants to see an end to Japan's commitment to pacifism. Shinzo Abe has the support of the U.S. government in his moves to remilitarize the country.
Length: 19:46 minutes (18.1 MB)

Fukushima nuclear disaster four years on

May 7, 2015
| In 2011, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear reactor in Japan experienced a triple meltdown. Japanese officials still don't have a clear idea of what has happened inside the reactor.
Length: 13:45 minutes (12.6 MB)

Residents fight plans for new base in Okinawa, Japan

November 21, 2014
| The island of Okinawa has been a military outpost for the United States since the end of World War II. Now there are plans to build new bases. Okinawan residents are resisting fiercely.
Length: 14:47 minutes (13.54 MB)
| April 29, 2014
| April 18, 2014
Feminist Current

Angela Lytle on the 'comfort women' of Japan

March 23, 2014
| Meghan Murphy speaks with Angela Lytle about the women who were forced into sexual slavery in Japan during World War II.
Length: 40:57 minutes (37.5 MB)
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