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Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
The Hermitage
The State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg. The leading role in this unique architectural ensemble is played by the Winter Palace, t...
Tokyo National Museum
Established 1872, the Tokyo National Museum (To-kyo- Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) is the oldest and largest museum in Japan. The museum collects, houses and preserves a comprehensive collection of art works and archaeological objects o...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

Bill to stifle flow of information poised to pass in Japan
2013-12-04
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by a new state secrets bill before the Japanese parliament, which, if passed, would broaden the government's power to determine which informat...
RWB supports legal action against secrets law
2014-12-19
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders regrets that on 10 December, 2014, when the entire world was celebrating the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Japanese government allowed a ...

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Bill to stifle flow of information poised to pass in Japan
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by a new state secrets bill before the Japanese parliament, which, if passed, would broaden the government's power to determine which informat...
Ethnic issues in Japan
Article
Wikipedia
Details the various racial minorities within the Japanese population, as well as historical and recent issues faced by these groups.
Japan Is Getting An Anonymous Whistleblowing Platform, But Will Journalists Use it?
Quigley, J.T.
Article
2015
Media Channel
In a country with a strong anti-whistleblower sentiment and strict state-secret laws, a university professor has created an annoymous whilstleblower website.
A Marxist History of the World part 58: The Meiji Restoration
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
An event which would shape the history of the Far East until 1945, Japan’s bourgeois revolution ‘from above’ is explored by Neil Faulkner in this week's Marxist History.
The Okinawa missiles of October
Tovish, Aaron
Article
2015
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
John Bordne, a resident of Blakeslee, Pennsylvania, had to keep a personal history to himself for more than five decades. Only recently has the US Air Force given him permission to tell the tale, whic...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2016
Depression and Joy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
It’s a difficult thing to measure, but there are strong reasons for believing that the number of people struggling with depression has increased significantly in recent decades. Despite the evidence t...
Uyoku dantai
Wikipedia article
Article
Uyoku dantai are Japanese nationalist right-wing groups. Uyoku dantai are well known for their highly visible propaganda vehicles – converted vans, trucks and buses fitted with loudspeakers and promin...

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