fix articles 16454, koizumi
NAGASAKI NIGHTMARE (tags)
Takakura Nobuko created this painting based upon what he saw in Hiroshima. Despite the hellish devastation all around him, this one thing stuck in Mr. Takakura's memory. In his own words: "A Man who died apparently on the spot lies there with one hand pointing to the sky. Blue flames rise from his fingers, and liquid the color of Indian Ink drips down." Mr. Takakura was 18 when he witnessed this haunting reality in 1945. To visit an entire gallery of artworks created by Hibakusha (Atom Bomb Survivors), please visit: www.art-for-a-change.com/Atomic/atomic.htm
Japan OKs Bill Sending Troops to Iraq (tags)
Military planners are reportedly considering sending a contingent of up to 1,000 combat engineers and other troops for transport and construction duties.
OVER 5,000 JAPANESE PROTEST WAR (tags)
Protesters carry placards during an anti-war rally in central Tokyo January 18, 2003. More than 5,000 protesters rallied in the Japanese capital to voice their opposition to a possible U.S. attack on Iraq in one of the earliest waves of demonstrations set to take place in more than 25 countries around the world. (Kimimasa Mayama/Reuters)
URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO SAVE JAPAN'S PEACE CONSTITUTION (tags)
apanese peace activists need your assistance in preserving their "Peace Constitution" from assaults by the pro-US lapdog Koizumi government.
Japanese Protest Attacks (tags)
Anti-War Japanese attempt to march to the U.S. Embassy in downtown Tokyo Monday, Oct. 8, 2001, but are stopped by Riot Police.