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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)

Leading scholars, artists oppose new military base in Okinawa

January 29, 2014
| Noam Chomsky, Michael Moore, Oliver Stone and over a hundred others have signed a statement of support for local residents in their decision to refuse a new military base in Okinawa.
Length: 18:51 minutes (17.26 MB)

Tens of thousands gather in Hiroshima to call for nuclear disarmament

Marking the 68th anniversary of America's dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945 on Tuesday, tens of thousands of people gathered in the Japanese city to join together in a call for international peace and complete global nuclear disarmament.

The crowd came together for the annual ceremony at Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park, which sits near the site of the nuclear attack that took the lives of over 140,000 people near the end of World War II.



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