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2005 JULY 27 - AUGUST 2 NEWS

Resolution Justifying Japan's War of Aggression Railroaded Through House of Representatives
The ruling Liberal Democratic and Komei parties, the Democratic Party of Japan, and the Social Democratic Party in the House of Representatives railroaded a resolution on the 60th anniversary of the end of WWII virtually justifying Japan's war of aggression. [more]

Way to Break Political Uncertainty over Postal Privatization Bill
In a TV interview broadcast, Japanese Communist Party Executive Committee Chair Shii Kazuo analyzed the present political situation which is evolving around the bill to privatize Japan's postal services. [more]

Defaced Atomic Bomb Cenotaph
The Atomic Bomb Cenotaph in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, which stores books listing names of the atomic bomb victims was vandalized by a member of a rightist group. [more]

* Resolution justifying Japan's war of aggression railroaded through House of Representatives (August 3, 2005)

* Shii on ways to break political uncertainty over postal privatization bill (July 28, 2005)

* Former LDP vice president Yamasaki should be indicted: prosecution inquest panel (July 28, 2005)

* Tokyo adopts history textbook praising war of aggression (July 28&29, 2005)

* Citizens and Dietmembers band together to scrap 'crime of conspiracy' bill (July 27, 2005)

* JCP Akamine criticizes Japan's diplomatic deadlock (July 27, 2005)

Don't you care about residents enduring pains caused by U.S. forces, Mr. Foreign Minister? -- Akahata editorial. July 27, 2005
* Don't relocate U.S. Army corps to U.S. Army Camp Zama -- 200,000 signatures collected in Sagamihara (July 28, 2005)

* Pugwash Conference ends with anti-nuclear declaration (July 28, 2005)
Defaced Atomic Bomb Cenotaph -- Akahata editorial, July 29, 2005

* Minimum wage increase recommended for the first time in 4 years (July 27, 2005)
Legal and social support is required to ensure equal job opportunities -- Akahata editorial (excerpts), July 28, 2005
* Zenroren calls for workplace association in defense of Article 9 (July 28 & 29, 2005)

* Fuwa attends China's 60-year photo exhibition opening (July 29, 2005)

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