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Tag: Right to Petition

  • Nuclear Controversy and the Right to Petition in Japan

    —Tokujin Matsudaira, Kanagawa University Faculty of Law Last week, Taro Yamamoto, a member of Japanese House of Councillors in the Diet, set off a controversy when he personally handed a letter to the Japanese Emperor expressing concern about the Fukushima nuclear power plant.