Exclusive conference coverage from openDemocracy 50.50: Yoshioka Tatsuya and Celine Nahory write about Japan’s peace pledge under attack ahead of our Women Beyond War conference.
In the past few months, Japan has been experiencing political changes, notably with the December 2012 re-election of Abe Shinzo, a key figure of Japan’s ideological conservative right, as the country’s Prime Minister. This development threatens to have a drastic impact on Japan’s longstanding war-renouncing policies in the international area.
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