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September 19 2019

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【PDF】 Xinjiang Joint Statement

«In July, 25 countries issued a joint statement on Xinjiang at the UN Human Rights Council that raised serious concerns about the arbitrary detention and intense surveillance that the predominantly Turkic Muslim population in Xinjiang has been subjected to in recent years.» — Human Rights Watch

July 02 2017

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May 20 2017

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May 24 2015

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If you are a Japan lover, you may have ever heard about Ushiku Daibutsu, gigantic statue of Buddha installed in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture.

Since the 2011 nuclear disaster that happened in the neighboring Fukushima Prefecture, the city of Ushiku has been giving opportunity of health check to citizens under 20, in order to find abnormalities caused by internal radiation exposure. Recently the local government released the result of thyroid ultrasound examinations held during the period between Nov. 2013 and Mar. 2015; the result is causing people’s serious concern. Among 136 cases:

  • no abnormalities found: 64

  • nodule or cyst found, but no need for additional examination: 63

  • nodule or cyst found, additional examination recommended: 9

  • additional examination needed immediately: 0

No health problem cases were less than half.

Reposted byanti-nuclear anti-nuclear

April 11 2015

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IRID [International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning] published English language versions of their fuel debris removal and other new technology research reports. Various contractors were hired to conduct research towards the best way to remove the melted fuel inside the reactor buildings at Fukushima Daiichi. The reports all showed dry methods for removing fuel both from the top and from the side of the containment vessels.
— from SimplyInfo.org (Apr. 9 2015)
Tags: Fukushima PDF
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April 02 2015

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【PDF】 Naoto Kan Fukushima Testimony

“Carole Hisasue generously donated her time to translate the Fukushima Daiichi Diet Investigation testimony of former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan. Kan’s role during the disaster was pivitol and he is one of a few people with first hand knowledge of how events transpired.”SimplyInfo.org (Mar. 11 2015)

March 22 2015

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【PDF】 Nagoya University press release on Fukushima Daiichi unit 2 [ja]

  • Nagoya Uni “Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2” / No announcement about underground (Fukushima Diary, Mar. 21 2015)

    On 3/20/2015, Nagoya University announced they SAW the remaining nuclear fuel in Reactor 2 is significantly less than Reactor 5, which proved meltdown also occurred in Reactor 2.

    They have been “scanning” Reactor 2 and Reactor 5, which is believed to have sound nuclear fuel inside the Reactor core, since last Spring by using muon detecting system.

    As a result, they confirmed the remaining fuel is significantly less in Reactor 2 than Reactor 5, but need the further analysis for the precise amount of fuel remaining in Reactor core.

    From their report published by now, it seems like there is nothing remaining at least in reactor pressure vessel.

    Though they state it is possible to install the muon detecting system underground to scan the underground situation, the released report only mentioned the part above the ground.

    Related article.. Evidence to prove reactor2 also possibly exploded in 311 was found / Hole on suppression chamber [URL]

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February 13 2015

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Pamphlet: Israel’s Worldwide Role in Repression

Researched, written, and edited by members of the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, this pamphlet focuses on the role of Israel’s government, its military, and related corporations and organizations in a global industry of violence and repression. The states most involved with this industry profit from perpetual war and occupation across the globe while maintaining vastly unequal societies of their own.

August 07 2014

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August 01 2014

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July 03 2014

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April 02 2014

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December 10 2013

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Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal

The Obama administration appears to have almost no international support for controversial new trade standards that would grant radical new political powers to corporations, increase the cost of prescription medications and restrict bank regulation, according to two internal memos obtained by The Huffington Post.

The memos, which come from a government involved in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations, detail continued disputes in the talks over the deal. The documents reveal broad disagreement over a host of key positions, and general skepticism that an agreement can be reached by year-end. The Obama administration has urged countries to reach a deal by New Year's Day, though there is no technical deadline.

One memo, which was heavily redacted before being provided to HuffPost, was written ahead of a new round of talks in Singapore this week. Read the full text of what HuffPost received here. (Note: Ellipses indicate redacted text. Text in brackets has been added by a third party.) Another document, a chart outlining different country positions on the text, dates from early November, before the round of negotiations in Salt Lake City, Utah. View the chart here. HuffPost was unable to determine which of the 11 non-U.S. nations involved in the talks was responsible for the memo. ...

Tags: Bookmarks TPP PDF
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William S. Burroughs: The Book of Breeething (1974/1975)

A short essay on Egyptian hieroglyphics, Hassan i Sabbah, The Curse of King Tut and state-coups.

With illustrations by Robert F. Gale.

First published as The Book of Breething, OU Henri Chopin, Ingatestone, Essex, UK, 1974 (in 50 copies)

Publisher Blue Wind Press, Berkeley, 1975 (in 250 copies)
An Overdrive Book
ISBN 0912652276
76 pages

Download (PDF 96 MB)
Download (Alt link)

Via monoskop.org

Tags: Book PDF
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December 09 2013

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Second release of secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement documents

from wikileaks.org (Dec. 9 2013):

On 13 November 2013 WikiLeaks released the draft text of the crucial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Intellectual Property chapter during the lead-up to a TPP chief negotiators’ meeting in Salt Lake City on 19-24 November 2013. Today, 9 December 2013, WikiLeaks has released two more secret TPP documents that show the state of negotiations as the twelve TPP countries began supposedly final negotiations at a trade ministers’ meeting in Singapore this week.

One document describes deep divisions between the United States and other nations, and "great pressure" being exerted by the US negotiators to move other nations to their position. The other document lists, country-by-country, the many areas of disagreement remaining. It covers intellectual property and thirteen other chapters of the draft agreement. This suggests that the TPP negotiations can only be concluded if the Asia-Pacific countries back down on key national interest issues, otherwise the treaty will fail altogether.

October 27 2013

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“Your days of eating Pacific Ocean fish are over.”

— environmental activist Joe Martino (via whiotv.com)

With a limited supply of seafood, no one might hurt more than Japan’s population. The country imports more seafood than any other. Data from the United Nations shows 6 percent of the world’s fish harvest is eaten in Japan. Its citizens make up 2 percent of the global population.

October 15 2013

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【PDF】 The Rights and Duties of Women in Islam

hijabonita.tumblr.com says:

I just read this, and it was truly great - everyone should read it. I however have two issues with a very small part of it,

1) it makes women out to be emotional wrecks, incapable of rational thought, and
2) It assumes that every woman has maternal instincts, has a family, and wants to be a mother and that by working is denying her maternal instincts and putting a great injustice upon her.

Incorrect and a huge generalisation.

July 30 2013

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【Twitter】 “dangerous national security extremism”

  • @wikileaks: See @carwinb for specific charges which Bradley Manning has been found guilty/not guilty of.

  • @carwinb: Aiding the Enemy-- NOT GUILTY

  • @carwinb: Spec 1, Charge II Wanton Pub. Guilty

  • @carwinb: Spec II, Charge II Guilty to his LIO plea for 793(e) Collateral Murder

  • @carwinb: Spec 3, Charge II CIA Red Cell Memo 793(e) GUILTY (10 years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Spec 4, Charge II Iraq War Logs Database 641 GUILTY (10 years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Spec 5, Charge II Iraq War Logs Espionage 793(e) GUILTY (10 years)

  • @carwinb: Spec 6, Charge II Afghan War Diray Database 641 GUILTY (10 years)

  • @carwinb: Spec 7, Charge II Afghan War Diary Espionage 793(e) GUILTY (10 Years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Spec 8, Charge II GTMO Files Database 641 GUILTY (10 Years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Spec 9, Charge II GTMO File 793(e) Espionage GUILTY (10 Years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Spec 10, Charge II Farah Records 793(e) GUILTY (10 Years Max)

  • @carwinb: Spec 11, Charge II Garani Video 793(e) NOT GUILTY

  • @carwinb: Spec 12, Charge II Cablegate database 641 GUILTY (10 Years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Spec 13, Charge II Cablegate CFAA Exceed Auth Access GUILTY (10 Years)

  • @carwinb: Spec 14, Charge II Reykjavik 13 GUILTY to his LIO ('knowingly accessing') (2 years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Spec 15, Charge II USACIC Memo on WikiLeaks 793(e) GUILTY (10 tears MAX)

  • @carwinb: Spec 16, Charge II Microsoft Exchange GAL 641 GUILTY (10 Years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Charge III (Article 92) Spec 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 GUILTY (2 years MAX each, TOTAL MAX 10 years)

  • @carwinb: Spec 1, Charge II Wanton Publication (Which Manning was found guilty of is 2 years MAX-- see below)

  • @carwinb: Spec 2, Charge II Guilty to his LIO plea for 793(e) Collateral Murder #Manning <-- See below this is 2 years MAX)

  • @carwinb: Manning faces 136 year MAX punishment on the crimes he was found GUILTY-- sentencing begins tomorrow.

  • @carwinb: I am going back into the funeral of a young man.

  • @wikileaks: Manning faces 136 years on the charges he has been convicted of today. Dangerous national security extremism from the Obama administration.

  • @wikileaks: Basic guide to honnest reportage. Manning has not been found 'guilty', but he has been 'convicted' of supplying information to the press.

  • @wikileaks: Bradley Manning's convictions today include 5 courts of espionage. A very serious new precedent for supplying information [to] the press.

  • @wikileaks: Amnesty: Bradley Manning case shows that US government's priorities are 'upside down' amnesty.org.uk/news_details.a…

  • @wikileaks: Transcript: Judge Lind giving verdict in Bradley Manning trial (PDF) pressfreedomfoundation.org/sites/default/…

July 08 2013

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【PDF】 憲法改正問題講座 昭和憲法とは !?

“自由主義憲法を作った人たちは、銃を手にして戦った。日本国民は、銃をなど持っていない。しかし、いま私たちの手には、インターネットがある。覚醒した日本国民は、インターネットを駆使して、自由を守る戦いを行なわなければならない。この白川サイトを開設してから、15年になる。このサイトに集う人々は、インターネットに関してはかなり古手の方々が多い筈だ。この際、このインターネットを使って、自由を守るために、力の限り戦わなければならない”自由を、しからずんば死を。 (永田町徒然草 2013年7月6日)

July 06 2013

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自民党憲法草案の21条は「前項の規定(表現の自由)にかかわらず、公益及び公の秩序を害することを目的とした活動を行い、並びにそれを目的として結社をすることは、認められない」とある。多くの人は、これが参議院選挙の選択であることを知らない
— 金子勝 (via Twitter)
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