Monthly Archives: September 2016

Japanese police harass and assault Zengakuren student activists

Footage has emerged showing apparently unprovoked police brutality against members of the student activist group Zengakuren. While nothing like the recent bodycam scenes we are seeing of officers gunning down unarmed black citizens in the United States, the videos are … Continue reading

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Freed by Japanese Red Army in 1977, trial starts for Tsutomu Shirosaki over 1986 Jakarta embassy attacks

The trial of Japanese Red Army associate Tsutomu Shirosaki starts in Tokyo today, September 21st. Shirosaki was deported from the United States in February 2015 and then promptly arrested at Narita Airport. Now aged 68, the veteran far-left activist faces … Continue reading

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