2005 MAY 25- MAY 31 NEWS
PRIME MINISTER OF A-BOMBED COUNTRY MUST NOT APPROVE U.S. DOCTRINE OF PREEMPTIVE NUCLEAR ATTACK
Koizumi's justification of nuclear weapons as 'deterrence' amounts to approving such outrageous weapons and making it easier for the United States to initiate preemptive nuclear attacks.
YASUKUNI'S VIEW OF HISTORY AND THE UNITED STATES
An Akahata article reveals how absurd it is for Yasukuni Shrine to shift the blame for the Japanese War of Aggression in Asia onto the United States.
CUTTING OVERTIME PAY BY LIFTING REGULATIONS SET FOR WHITE COLLAR WORKERS
If regulations are lifted, white collar workers will be forced to work as many extra hours as possible without pay if they are regarded as doing managerial work.
* Shii makes clear who the real political contender is (May 26, 2005)
* Shii: JCP will discuss postal bills to get them foiled (May 27, 2005)
* Government to resume U.S. beef imports without BSE-tests (May 25, 2005)
U.S. should conduct BSE-tests to assure the safety of beef -- Akahata editorial, May 26, 2005 (excerpts)
* JCP holds rally for victory in Naha City Assembly election (May 27, 2005)
* JCP Shii encourages Henoko's residents in sit-in against new U.S. air base (May 28, 2005)
Citizens opposed to perpetuating Camp Zama -- Akahata editorial, May 29, 2005 (excerpts)
Moves to cut overtime wages by lifting regulations set for white collar workers -- Akahata editorial, May 25, 2005
TOKYO METROPOLITAN ASSEMBLY
* Tokyo's JCP criticizes LDP, Komei, DPJ's failure to reflect on their wasteful spending of tax money (May 26, 2005)
* Blind 65-year-old hibakusha on peace march through Hokkaido, calling 'Abolition Now!' (May 26, 2005)
* Japan Gensuikyo on the result of NPT Review Conference (May 29, 2005)
U.S. nuclear doctrine
Prime minister of A-bombed country must not approve the U.S. doctrine of preemptive nuclear attack -- Akahata editorial, May 27, 2005 (excerpts)
* Supreme court gives the green light to Monju reactor (May 31, 2005)
Top court Monju, siding with government and ignoring safety -- Akahata editorial, May 31, 2005 (excerpts)
* Court says resident registry network violates privacy rights (May 31, 2005)
* Akahata article: 'Yasukuni's view of history and the United States' (May 27, 2005)
* Parliamentary minister says, 'Class-A war criminals were not guilty' (May 27, 2005)
* Japanese, Chinese and South Korean historians and educators together publish education material on modern history (May 28, 2005)
Textbook sharing common view of history will open a future toward peace -- Akahata editorial, May 30, 2005
* Shii talks with Sri-Lankan ruling JVP leader (May 28, 2005)
* CPI(M) member of parliament visits JCP head office (May 29, 2005)
* Fuwa holds talks with German Party of Democratic Socialism honorary chair (May 31, 2005)
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