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2005 SEPTEMBER 7 - SEPTEMBER 13 NEWS
JCP DEFENDS ITS 9 SEATS
Putting up a courageous struggle under the difficult conditions, the JCP received more votes than in the previous general election and defended its 9 seats while the Democratic Party of Japan lost many seats (JCP statement on the election results).
JAPAN'S PRIME MINISTER STILL JUSTIFIES IRAQ WAR
If Koizumi insists on justifying the war of aggression against Iraq and the deployment of the SDF in Iraq, Japan will be further isolated from the rest of the world and face increased hostility toward Japan.
PART OF CORPORATE PROFIT SHOULD BE USED TO CURB OIL PRICE RISET
he Japanese Communist Party on September 6 proposed that oil refiners return part of the enormous profits they have amassed to consumers in order to deal with the extraordinary high oil prices threatening business and people's living conditions.
* JCP statement on general election results (September 13, 2005)
* JCP defends its 9 seats in the general election ( September 13, 2005)
* LDP takes 73% of seats with 48% of votes cast (September 13, 2005)
* 24 JCP candidates elected in local assembly elections (September 13, 2005)
* DPJ to introduce bill to cut Lower House seats next year (September 9, 2005)
Why is LDP eager to change war-renouncing Article 9? -- Akahata editorial, September 9, 2005
Japan's prime minister still justifies Iraq War -- Akahata editorial, September 7, 2005
* Ruling parties avoid discussing Self-Defense Forces deployment in Iraq (September 9, 2005)
Break the chain of terror and violence -- Akahata editorial, September 12, 2005
* Bullets from U.S. Camp Hansen endanger local residents (September 12, 2005)
* JCP proposes law setting maximum class size at 30 (September 7, 2005)
* Part of corporate profit should be used to curb oil price rise (September 7, 2005)
* Business circles call for 'white collar exemption' simply to increase international competitiveness (September 10, 2005)
JCP leaders congratulate Mubarak on re-election as Egyptian president (September 13, 2005)
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