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2007 JJUNE 27 - JULY 3

Kyuma resigns as defense minister

gMr. Kyuma fails to share the idea that the use of nuclear weapons must never be allowed. Since Mr. Abe has failed to show that he has a good judgment on this issue, his qualification as the prime minister of the atom-bombed nation is called into question,h said JCP Chair Shii.

 

Ruling coalition forcibly enacts adverse bills

The JCP Dietmembers group confirmed their policy to vote for a no-confidence motion against the Abe Cabinet.

 

Prime Minister Abe must sincerely respond to U.S. congressional resolution on ecomfort womenf: JCP Shii

JCP Chair Shii urged the prime minister to retract his remark denying coercion and clearly admit before the international community Japanfs historical responsibility over the wartime sex slavery issue.


DIET

No-confidence motion

- Pension bills rammed through Upper House committee

- Ruling coalition forcibly enacts adverse bills

- JCP chair denounces Abe Cabinet for its efour wrongdoingsf

- JCP supports motion of no confidence against Abe Cabinet

Pension

- Government forces Insurance Agency staff to return bonus

- JCP proposes bill for urgently solving pension issue

- Government promises to send pension records to all holders: measure JCP has demanded

 


NUCLEAR

- eAtomic bombings couldnft be helpedf -- Kyumafs remark reveals he is unqualified for cabinet minister

- Protest sparked by defense ministerfs remark

- JCP demands defense ministerfs dismissal

- Hibakusha protest against defense ministerfs remark

- Kyuma resigns as defense minister

 


HISTORY

- All assemblies in Okinawa adopt resolutions in opposition to government                 textbook screening policy

Wartime sex slavery

- U.S. House committee passes sex slave resolution: failu re of pro-Yasukuni                 forces

- Passage of U.S. congressional resolution on ecomfort womenf deals hard         blow to epro-Yasukuni forcesf -- Akahata editorial

- Prime Minister Abe must sincerely respond to U.S. congressional resolution                 on ecomfort womenf: JCP Shii

 


LABOR

- Labor Bureau-run employment seminars give guidance in violation of workersf rights

 


POLLUTION

- Tokyo air pollution lawsuit to be settled: Plaintiffs accept settlement

 


JCP

- Ogata attends HKSAR 10th anniversary reception

- Fuwa holds talks with CAFIU Vice President Zhu




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