Japan Press Weekly
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2010 APRIL 21 - APRIL 26
90,000 Okinawans gather in anti-U.S. base rally
Okinawa people on April 25 massed in a historic rally under the call of all parties in Okinawa Assembly to demand the early closure and return of the U.S. Futenma base and to oppose the relocation of the base within Okinawa.
JCP Chair Shii holds talks with U.S. Ambassador Roos
Japanese Communist Party Chair Shii Kazuo on April 21 held talks with U.S. Ambassador to Japan John V. Roos at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. Shii explained to Roos the JCP stance on the nuclear weapons issue and on the Japan-U.S. relations, and they exchanged their views on these issues.
Political and moral responsibility of prime minister for criminal acts by his aide called into question
The Tokyo District Court on April 22 found Katsuba Keiji, a former aide to Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio, guilty of falsifying political funds reports. The political and moral responsibility of the prime minister, who has denied his involvement in this scandal, is being called into question.
Alliance of Subordination
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