Japan's Justice Minister Avoids Commenting on Extradition of ISIS Terrorists

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Justice Minister Kamikawa

By Yuka Osawa
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japanese Minister of Justice Yoko Kamikawa avoided commenting on the possibility of Japan requesting the extradition of two ISIS members reportedly arrested this week in the U.S.

"I recognize the case reported in the news. Since it is about private citizens, I would like to refrain from answering,” Minister Kamikawa told a press conference at the ministry building today (13 October).

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted two British terroris...

Protesters Presented Grievances to Japanese Ministry of Defense

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Tokyo- PanOrient News/ Japanese protesters presented their grievances to Japanese Ministry of Defense in Tokyo opposing the resumption of work on the extension of an American military base in Okinawa called Camp Schwab.

Among the six grievances read to the representative from the Ministry of Defense were a request to stop work in Henoko Bay, a request to halt construction of the Takae heliport in the Yanbaru forest, and a request to stop sending Osprey planes into the Yamato region.

After ...

Iranian Embassy in Tokyo: No to Foreign Troops in the Region

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News)The Iranian embassy in Tokyo said in a statement that the "deployment of foreign troops" to the region "does not seem to contribute to regional peace, stability or security in the Middle East,” and that Iran has proposed the Hormuz Peace Initiative (#HOPE) as a useful national foundation for alleviating regional tensions.

The statement, released Friday evening on the embassy's Twitter account, asked “friendly countries” to support the initiative with action at...