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Police crack down on Zengakuren, arrest students for “obstructing university classes”

The police crackdown on the far left in Japan continues unabated. Following the two arrests at a Chūkaku-ha apartment (one was later released and another re-arrested) and recent Kakurōkyō raid, as well as numerous arrests and raids in 2015, now … Continue reading

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Police raid far-left Kakurōkyō faction over Yokota Air Base attack, arrest six

Security police have carried out raids on three covert bases allegedly linked to the “non-mainstream” faction of Kakurōkyō, the far-left group with a history of mortar attacks on US military facilities over the past 15 years. Police searched three sites … Continue reading

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Repression against Japanese communist organization Chūkaku-ha

The following post comes via Throw Out Your Books a useful source of English language material on the Japanese left-Signalfire On January 18th, police raided a small apartment in Kita ward in Tokyo, where they uncovered hints on the whereabouts … Continue reading

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Tsutomu Shirosaki deported from US arrested in Japan

Man involved in rocket attack on U.S. Embassy returned to Japan after 20 years in federal prison A Japanese man, recently freed after nearly 20 years in federal prison for his role in the 1986 rocket attack on the U.S. … Continue reading

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CPN-Maoist Clippings 21/6/2013

Dissident parties eye a broader alliance KATHMANDU, JUN 21 – The 33-party alliance led by the CPN-Maoist is eyeing to form a common front with the other parties who are also opposing the Constituent Assembly elections. A five-member talks team … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 1/2/2013

Protests Outside Trial in Rabat Rival protests were held on Friday outside a military tribunal in the Moroccan capital where 24 Sahrawis accused of killing members of the security forces in the Western Sahara in 2010 are in the dock. … Continue reading

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Japan Should Raise Sales Tax To 15%: IMF

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Japan, struggling with the aftereffects of a devastating earthquake and tsunami on top of decades of stagnation, should raise its consumption tax starting next year to 15% from the current 5% level, the International Monetary Fund said … Continue reading

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Police to Send 150 Officers, Riot Squads to Tepco Meeting

June 7 (Bloomberg) Japan’s National Police Agency will send 150 officers and riot squads to Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s annual general meeting this month to quell possible protests by shareholders and terror attacks, a police official said. About 7,000 shareholders … Continue reading

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Construct the Red Army (1969)

The Red Army has been formed!The Revolutionary Army, the Red Army has been formed.The revolution is no longer referred to a distant future, it is in the present. The core of the Red Army launches an appeal to all the … Continue reading

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Ex-leader of brutal Japan far-left group dies: reports

TOKYO — The ex-leader of an armed Japanese leftist group from the 1970s has died while on death row, having been in jail since her 1972 arrest over the savage killings of 14 fellow radicals, according to reports. Hiroko Nagata, … Continue reading

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