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Law suits to be filed against Japan’s security laws

TOKYO (AsiaNews): A group of 300 lawyers is preparing to file lawsuits with district courts across Japan claiming that the security legislation introduced by the government of Shinzo Abe in July 2014 violates the national constitution.

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Japan’s new law lacks moral principle

NIIGATA (SE): “What made me sad while observing the debate on the bills in the parliament was the absence of moral principle among our politicians while talking about an issue related to human life,” Bishop Isao Kikuchi, from Niigata in Japan, said on the day that the Diet in Tokyo passed controversial amendments to Article Nine of the nation’s constitution approving the possibility of Japan once again going to war in defence of a nominated allay.

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