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LDP Dietmembers make discriminatory remarks about LGBT people

Japanese Communist Party Diet Policy Commission Chair Tamura Tomoko criticized discriminatory remarks Liberal Democratic Party Dietmembers made against LGBT people that infringe on their fundamental human rights.

LDP bulldozes through hospital bed reduction bill in midst of expansion of COVID-19 emergency

Prior to the vote at the plenary session, JCP lawmaker Kurabayashi Akiko said that the government should stop using tax revenues to reduce hospital beds and instead spend more to support struggling medical institutions and frontline workers.

Unified efforts by opposition parties working with public movement activists block adverse revision of immigration law: Shii

Amid growing public criticism over inhumane issues at immigration detention centers in Japan, the government and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party have given up enacting a bill to revise the Immigration Control Act in the current Diet session.


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