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Haruki Murakami says Japan ignoring WWII, Fukushima role: Report via The Straits Times

TOKYO (AFP) – Japanese writer Haruki Murakami has chided his country for shirking responsibility for its World War II aggression and the Fukushima nuclear disaster in an interview published Monday. Speaking to the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper, the 65-year-old author said: … Continue reading

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A Second Letter from Jailed Professor Masaki Shimoji via Fukushima Voice

Thank you so very, very much. I am actually more comfortable than I imagined I would be in jail. We have to adhere to a schedule, but I don’t particularly have any problems with it since I normally get up … Continue reading

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We Brought Fukushima Disaster to Ourselves, Murakami Asserts via UK Progressive

Terming Fukushima Japan’s “second massive nuclear disaster,” novelist Haruki Murakami said “this time no one dropped a bomb on us” but instead “we set the stage, we committed the crime with our own hands, we are destroying our own lands, … Continue reading

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Murakami Slams Japan’s Nuclear Choice via The Wall Street Journal

By Kenneth Maxwell When he’s good and ready, Haruki Murakami speaks his mind. Japanese writer Haruki Murakami speaks at a ceremony where he was awarded the XXIII Premi Internacional Catalunya prize in Barcelona. While many other figures in Japan’s arts … Continue reading

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