SEP 19-SEP 25 ISSUES
JCP URGES GOVERNMENT TO RETHINK ITS MILITARY-ONLY RESPONSE
JCP Chair Shii Kazuo urged the government to stop thinking that only the military approach in retaliation is viable, and to be earnest and independent-minded in seeking the best option that helps to settle the problem.
JAPAN MUST LEARN A LESSON FROM LIUTIAOHU INCIDENT
On the 70th anniversary of the Liutiaohu Incident, a bomb attack carried out on a railway train by the Japanese imperial army signaling an all-out aggression, Akahata editorially called for opposition to military vengeance as means to settle and overcome the barbaric terrorist attacks.
HITACHI WORKERS WIN OVERTIME PAY
Workers of a major multinational electronics maker has succeeded in getting the company to pay for their unpaid overtime work.
Military only response
=SAY NO TO MILITARY RESPONSE=
*JCP urges government to rethink its military-only response
*Citizens' organizations call for law and reason to end terrorism
*Young people on peace-walk call for 'No war' and 'No terrorism'
*Stop supporting moves for U.S. military retaliation: JCP chair to prime minister
*Government takes advantage of tragedy to send SDF units abroad -- Akahata editorial, September 21, 2001
*Government shows allegiance to U.S. in contempt of Constitution -- Akahata editorial, September 24, 2001
*Ruling coalition parties agree on sending SDF abroad
*Guarding U.S. aircraft carrier is unconstitutional: Akahata
U.S. Forces in Japan
*Residents near U.S. base are disturbed by war preparations being stepped up
*U.S. Forces in Japan to carry out NLP with carrier aircraft
*U.S. N-sub visit schedules to be withheld
*Japan must learn a lesson from Liutiaohu Incident -- Akahata editorial, September 18
*Government policy of 'restructuring' agriculture will destroy it: Akahata editorial, September 22, 2001
*Hitachi workers win overtime pay
*Gensuikyo launches worldwide campaign calling for negotiations for nuclear weapons abolition
=ANTI-NUCLEAR WEAPONS MOVEMENT=
*JCP Fuwa receives West Bengal chief minister