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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged to abandon state secrecy bill

Reporters Without Borders deplores the lower house of the Japanese parliament’s adoption yesterday of a “special intelligence protection bill” that (...)

Published on 27 November 2013 Read


Nuclear industry businessman withdraws libel suit against freelancer

Reporters Without Borders welcomes the decision by Shiro Shirakawa, the head of the nuclear security systems company New Tech, to withdraw a (...)

Published on 16 August 2013 Read


Journalists barred from anti-nuclear protest coverage

See Japannese version below Reporters Without Borders declares its support for a legal demand to the Tokyo regional court by three freelance (...)

Published on 6 November 2012 Read


Support for investigative reporter sued by nuclear power entrepreneur

Reporters Without Borders reiterated its support for embattled freelance journalist Minoru Tanaka at news conference that the Foreign (...)

Published on 31 August 2012 Read


Nuclear industry entrepreneur seeks massive damages from freelancer

See Japanese version below Reporters Without Borders deplores nuclear industry entrepreneur Shiro Shirakawa’s use of the courts to hound (...)

Published on 10 July 2012 Read


Freelance journalists face discrimination on Fukushima plant visit

Reporters Without Borders denounces the discriminatory measures taken by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and the Japanese government (...)

Published on 23 May 2012 Read


Recommendations to journalists covering the disaster

Reporters Without Borders offers its full support for the Japanese and international media as Japan struggles to deal with the effects of the 8.9 (...)

Published on 15 March 2011 Read


Abandonment of the claim against a Japanese journalist

Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that the Japanese music chart company Oricon finally abandonned its defamation action against (...)

Published on 6 August 2009 Read

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