Greenpeace Speaks Out Against Tokyo Court Fukushima Ruling

Friday, September 20, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News)
Greenpeace spoke out on Thursday against the not-guilty verdict in the criminal case against three former top executives of Tokyo Electric Power, whose nuclear meltdown contributed to the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

“The legal system of Japan has once again failed to stand up for the rights of tens of thousands of citizens impacted by the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster,” said a statement by the environmental organization.

The case against the executiv...

Japan Deeply Concerned Over Israel’s Destruction of Palestinian Buildings

Friday, July 26, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Japan expressed “deep concern” after Israel demolished about 10 buildings owned by Palestinians this week, according to a statement released Thursday.

“This incident goes against the ongoing efforts by the international community including Japan to create an environment conducive to serious dialogue between the parties and to achieve a two-state solution whereby the state of Israel and a future independent state of Palestine co-exist in peace,” said the sta...

Greenpeace Wants G20 Leaders to Do More on Climate Change

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Tokyo-(PanOrient News) The environmental organization Greenpeace wasn’t fully satisfied with the results of the G20 Leaders Summit held in Osaka on June 28 and 29, calling on leaders of the participating nations to take immediate and stronger action to combat climate change.

“To prove to the people they are really prepared to do what’s expected of them, G19 leaders must launch a rapid decarbonisation of their economies and not let another meeting in an endless trade negotiation be the f...