Friday, October 10, 2014

Welcome to Japan!

Tokyo has been chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics. There are some efforts already towards generating a more global outlook in Japan. But regressive and xenophobic elements of Japanese society are blatant and remain in plain sight.

Biased View of Foreigners, Ministry of Foreign Affairs pamphlet

Will Japan be allowed to hold the Olympics? The biggest threat just now is nuclear fallout and radiation pollution from the leaking Fukushima reactors. Japanese people are told there's no danger. Nobody believes that. But while local residents have no escape,  athletes of the world cannot be eager to expose themselves to poisons...

Japan excuses it's 34 years delay ratifying & implementing the Hague Convention