Japan accepted 28 asylum seeker in 2016

Japan accepted 28 asylum seeker in 2016

Keeping the trend of the previous years, Japan rejected more than 99 percent of refugees also in 2016. Justice ministry says it accepted 28 asylum seekers out of a new record of 10,901 applications last year. In the previous year 2015 Japan accepted 27 asylum seekers out of 7,586 applications. In 2014,... Continua »
South Korea and the forgotten crimes

South Korea and the forgotten crimes

About Korea, in Europe, as elsewhere in the world, we know only the “crimes” of the “dictator of North Korea, Kim Jong-un”, the latest being the gigantic hoax of the VX nerve gas used to kill his own brother and which has unleashed a new rantings on “Weapons of Mass Destruction”.... Continua »
BREAKING N.Korea launches mid-range missile from northwest region

BREAKING N.Korea launches mid-range missile from northwest region

After the joint declaration of intent by Trump and Abe to annihilate North Korea, the communist country conducts major missile test after several month refrain from testing. North Korea just launched an unidentified midrange ballistic missile towards the East Sea, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) announced early today... Continua »
S Korean monk critical after sex slavery deal protest

S Korean monk critical after sex slavery deal protest

A South Korean monk is in critical condition after setting himself ablaze to protest against the country’s deal with Japan on compensation for wartime sex slaves. The 64-year-old Buddhist monk suffered third-degree burns across his body and serious damage to vital organs following his self-immolation during a rally late on Saturday... Continua »
Why thousands of Japanese left for new lives in North Korea

Why thousands of Japanese left for new lives in North Korea

The interesting history of Chongryon and the mass exodus to the DPRK. Thanks to NK News. In December 1959, the first group of ethnic Koreans from Japan boarded a Soviet ship in Niigata. The atmosphere aboard was festive, and the ship’s destination was the North Korean city of Wonsan. Thus... Continua »
South Korea: Criminal Record for Conscientious Objectors Adds Insult to Injury

South Korea: Criminal Record for Conscientious Objectors Adds Insult to Injury

In January 2016, Hyun-jun Gwon and Gwang-taek Oh boarded a plane in South Korea in eager anticipation of an enjoyable vacation in Japan. They moved through immigration lines at Japan’s Nagoya airport, expecting an uneventful entry process. Instead, immigration officials interrogated them because their entry cards indicated that they had... Continua »
Japan protests Chinese vessels near disputed islands

Japan protests Chinese vessels near disputed islands

For the second time in two days, Japan has protested to Beijing over Chinese coastguard ships and fishing vessels sailing into waters close to disputed islands of the East China Sea. The two countries are locked in a long-running dispute over the uninhabited islets, known as the Senkaku in Japan... Continua »
North Korea: two missiles against Japan

North Korea: two missiles against Japan

One of the missiles arrived in the territorial waters of Japan, 250 km west of the Oga Peninsula, the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the archipelago, something that didn’t happen since 1956. Tokyo: “Serious threat.” North Korea does not lose the good habits. This morning launched two ballistic missiles with... Continua »