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· April, 2011

Stories about Japan from April, 2011

16 April 2011

France, Japan: Debating President Sarkozy's Visit to Japan

When French President Nicolas Sarkozy visited Japan on March 31, 2011, less than three weeks after the earthquake and tsunami that caused a nuclear emergency, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan...

13 April 2011

Interview with Gaël Brassac, Global Voices Translator

Translators are the behind-the-scenes contributors who allow Global Voices readers to access our content in other languages. One of them is Gaël Brassac who lives in France, but who always...

Japan: Quakebook, a book born on Twitter

Japan: A Japanese medical aid worker's diary

12 April 2011

Fukushima: Public Criticism and a Rising Anger

Open protests against Tepco as operator and the government as monitor had been relatively muted until recently, but this has now changed. For many foreigners however, used to much bigger...

8 April 2011

Video: Checking out the BOBs Video Channel Nominees

The Deutsche Welle International Blog Awards, known as The BOBs are one of the most important awards for content producers online. One of their 17 categories is the award for...

5 April 2011

Japan: The only native Japanese Imam in Tokyo

Japan: Journalist Takashi Uesugi exposes Tepco and govt lies

Japan: “The Fear of Magnitude 0″

In the wake of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake which hit Japan, changing forever the lives of so many people, popular writer Keiya Mizuno decided to use words as a means...

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