Archive for the Media Suppression Issue Category
Editorial directors of Okinawan newspapers criticize LDP members’ remarks: Truly dangerous suppression of free speech
July 3, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo
On July 2, the chief editors of the Ryukyu Shimpo and the Okinawa Times gave press conferences on the topic of the LDP media suppression issue at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) and the Japan National Press Club (JNPC) in Chiyoda Ward. Ryukyu Shimpo chief editor Yoshikazu Shiohira pointed out that the comments by members at the LDP study session in question constitute an endorsement of suppressing free speech by eliminating freedom of the press,...