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2007 APRIL 18 - APRIL 24
In the second half of the nationwide simultaneous local elections on April 22, the Japanese Communist Party won 1,284 seats in local assemblies -- 773 seats in ordinary cities, 134 in Tokyofs wards, and 377 in towns and villages.
The assassination of the Nagasaki City mayor makes it urgent for the whole society, in particular political parties and politicians, to show their determination that they will not tolerate such an act of defiance against freedom and democracy.
Researchers have uncovered seven official documents used in the International Military Tribunal for the Far East that prove that Japanese military had forced foreign women into serving as sex slaves in countries under Japanese occupation during WWII.
- Defend local small business shopping areas as community property - Akahata editorial (gist)
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