Millions Online Protest Prosecutor Law Revision

Millions online protest prosecutor law revision

Artists and other celebrities in Japan were among millions of people who have been posting protests online against a government bill that could extend the retirement age of public prosecutors.

More than 3.8 million tweets were posted by Sunday afternoon with a hashtag that expresses opposition to the revision of the public prosecutor's office law.

Protest Over Prosecutor's Delayed Retirement

Protest over prosecutor's delayed retirement

A group of legal and political scholars has protested the government's abrupt change of its legal interpretation to allow a senior prosecutor to put off his retirement.

The government decided at a cabinet meeting in late January to delay until August the retirement of Hiromu Kurokawa as the head of the Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office.

Academics Protest China's Detention Of Japanese

Academics protest China's detention of Japanese

A group of Japanese academics are voicing concern over China's recent detention of one of their colleagues.

Japan's foreign ministry says a man in his 40s was taken into custody last month, while visiting Beijing.

Japan Lodged Protest Over Suspected N.korean Ships

Japan lodged protest over suspected N.Korean ships

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga says the Japanese government lodged a protest after two suspected North Korean vessels were spotted last month in Japan's exclusive economic zone.

Suga revealed on Friday that a fisheries agency patrol ship spotted an unidentified vessel in Japan's exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan off the Noto Peninsula on August 23.

Fans Plan To 'raid' Sony's Office To Protest Spider-man's Removal From The Mcu

Fans Plan To 'Raid' Sony's Office To Protest Spider-Man's Removal From The MCU

When it was announced that Sony and Disney would be working together to bring Spider-Man into the MCU, it was a huge deal. Sony has attempted several Spider-Man movies in the past, but due to the fact that it existed separate to other Marvel movies, it always felt that something was not right.

The partnership has since spawned two very successful movies, with Spider-Man: Far From Home earning over $1 billion. Unfortunately, as you might have heard, that partnership seems o have come to an end, where negotiations between Sony and Disney have broken down, resulting in Spider-Man being taken out of the MCU.

A-bomb Survivors Protest Recent Us Test

A-bomb survivors protest recent US test

In Hiroshima, people including survivors of the 1945 atomic bombing of the city have held a sit-in protest against a subcritical nuclear test conducted in February by the United States.

About 80 people from 12 groups gathered on Monday at the cenotaph for atomic bomb victims in the Peace Memorial Park. They held a banner condemning nuclear tests of all kinds.

Hiroshima Officials Protest Latest Us Nuclear Test

Hiroshima officials protest latest US nuclear test

People in Hiroshima are protesting the latest nuclear test by the United States.

The US government announced on Friday that the country carried out a subcritical nuclear test in the state of Nevada on February 13. This type of test does not produce a nuclear explosion.

Japan Lodges Protest With N.korea

Japan lodges protest with N.Korea

Japan has lodged a protest with North Korea following the country's launch of projectiles on Thursday.

Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kotaro Nogami told reporters on Friday that after studying intelligence on the projectiles, the government concluded that the North had fired a short-range ballistic missile.

Senior Official Lodges Protest With Us Ambassador

Senior official lodges protest with US ambassador

A senior Japanese foreign ministry official has lodged a protest with the US ambassador to Japan following the suspected suicide of a US military serviceman who is believed to have fatally stabbed his Japanese girlfriend.

Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba called William Hagerty on Saturday. Akiba said the incident is extremely regrettable, and called for cooperation with the police investigation and thorough measures to enforce discipline and prevent a recurrence.

A-bomb Survivors Protest Scrapping Of Inf

A-bomb survivors protest scrapping of INF

Demonstrators, including atomic bomb survivors, staged a sit-in on Saturday at the Nagasaki Peace Park. They protested plans by the United States and Russia to scrap a nuclear arms control pact.

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between the US and the former Soviet Union in 1987 helped shape nuclear disarmament talks.

A-bomb Survivors Protest Us Withdrawal From Inf

A-bomb survivors protest US withdrawal from INF

Survivors of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki have urged US President Donald Trump to reverse his decision to withdraw from a nuclear arms control pact with Russia.

Representatives of five survivors' groups held a news conference in Nagasaki on Tuesday after the United States notified Russia that it would suspend compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

Japan Restates Protest In S.korea Radar Incident

Japan restates protest in S.Korea radar incident

Japan's Defense Ministry has restated its protest against a South Korean naval ship for directing fire-control radar at a Japanese patrol plane.

The incident Thursday involved a South Korean destroyer and a P-1 patrol aircraft of the Maritime Self-Defense Force. It took place over the Sea of Japan off the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture.

People Protest Okinawa Landfill Preparation

People protest Okinawa landfill preparation

People opposed to the relocation of the US air base to Henoko protested as Japan's Defense Ministry resumed preparations for offshore landfill work.

In the city of Nago in Okinawa Prefecture, trucks carrying soil and sand began arriving at the pier in a privately owned site one after another on Wednesday afternoon. The loads were dumped onto a conveyor belt, which carried them onto a waiting vessel.

Vice Foreign Minister Lodges Protest With S.korea

Vice foreign minister lodges protest with S.Korea

A senior Japanese Foreign Ministry official has lodged a protest with South Korea over its announcement that it would close a foundation set up under an agreement with Japan to support people referred to as wartime comfort women.

Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Takeo Akiba summoned South Korean Ambassador to Japan Lee Su-hoon at noon Wednesday. Earlier in the day, South Korea announced it would dissolve the foundation to support comfort women. They met for fifteen minutes.