Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Protect Article 9!

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Consumers Union of Japan again participated in a large demonstration against the changes in Japan’s constitution. The event was held on November 19, 2015 outside the Parliament in Tokyo, and some 9000 people participated. We were joined by our new … Read More

Posted November 24th, 2015 in Civil Rights

Tsukiji Fish Market: Concerns About New Location

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The famous fish market in Tsukiji, Tokyo will move to a new location. Doubts remain about the safety of the Toyosu site, which formerly hosted a large coal plant for making city gas. It has been found to be contaminated … Read More

Posted November 4th, 2015 in Chemical pollution, Food

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