“JAPAN Forward” reported about us.
July 13, 2018, marked the first anniversary of the death in a Chinese prison of democracy activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Memorial ceremonies were held in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Berlin, New York, and other places in the world on the anniversary date. In Fukuoka, Japan, an event titled “Liu Xiaobo Memorial Forum” was held in keeping with the worldwide movement to honor Liu’s commitment to human rights and democracy. About 150 participated in this lone event held in the country. ・・・
Hidetoshi Ishii, speaking on behalf of the Liu Xiaobo Memorial Forum executive committee, showed the significance of this forum when he said, “I’d like to make this a start for re-establishing Japanese-Chinese relations based on freedom, human rights, and the rule of law.” ・・・
August 10th, 2018