Iran abuse of prisoners in Evin Prison showed by Edalat-e Ali

Iran abuse of prisoners in Evin Prison showed by Edalat-e Ali Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The brutality of Evin Prison in Tehran was shown by Edalat-e Ali (Ali’s Justice) after they hacked into the surveillance system. This notorious prison in Tehran is synonymous with political torture, the persecution of religious…

President of Tunisia suspends parliament further and consolidates: Regional issues

President of Tunisia suspends parliament further and consolidates: Regional issues Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Kais Saied of Tunisia is suspending parliament further while consolidating his position and aims. Last month, he fired Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi citing national security. Therefore, in this interim period, Saied intends to shore up Tunisia…

Chad downsizes its armed forces in the Sahel: Islamist terrorism and France

Chad downsizes its armed forces in the Sahel: Islamist terrorism and France Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Chad are known throughout the Sahel and Lake Chad region for their professionalism in fighting against several Sunni Islamist terrorist groups. However, political tensions and other negative forces beset Chad.…

Ex female-MP in Afghanistan says, “Happy to have gotten rid of all these thieves and losers who left the country.” 

Ex female-MP in Afghanistan says, “Happy to have gotten rid of all these thieves and losers who left the country.”  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Images are circulating all over the world of adult males seeking to escape Afghanistan, while the last remnants of American and other foreign troops remain. All…

Tokyo Covid crisis results in over 60 percent being denied hospitalization: The Olympics!

Tokyo Covid crisis results in over 60 percent being denied hospitalization: The Olympics! Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  In any other country that held the Olympics during the height of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, then heads would roll if horrendous convulsions emerged. Yet, in Japan, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko…

Japanese art: The desolate Japanese Buddhist path

Japanese art: The desolate Japanese Buddhist path Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sawako Utsumi is a gifted contemporary Japanese artist. In her latest art piece, titled “The desolate Japanese Buddhist path,” Utsumi once more fuses culture, nature, and Buddhism. Ironically, she does this despite being a follower of Shintoism.  This concerns her connection with old Buddhism that…

Japan Covid-19: PM Suga says “time for stricter measures” after the Olympics just finished

Japan Covid-19: PM Suga says “time for stricter measures” after the Olympics just finished Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is at its height in Japan since the Olympic timeframe began concerning the changed perceptions. Thus, while individuals were watching Japan winning Olympic medals – and emphasis on…

Kazakhstan Surges to Third Place in Global Crypto-Currency Production, behind China and US

Kazakhstan Surges to Third Place in Global Crypto-Currency Production, behind China and US Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation While many crypto-currency advocates worldwide promote this sector as the next step in international finance, multiple governments are becoming increasingly leery because of digital currencies’ energy-intensive mining requirements, volatile price…

Haiti death toll reaches 1,300 after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake

Haiti death toll reaches 1,300 after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times The devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti is now responsible for at least 1,300 deaths. However, the final figure could increase further because search and rescue efforts are ongoing. Areas hit worst include the towns of Les Cayes…

Torrential rain in Japan causing deaths from Nagasaki to Nagano

Torrential rain in Japan causing deaths from Nagasaki to Nagano Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The prefectures of Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Saga have especially been hit by long-lasting torrential rain. However, unlike yesterday, these four prefectures are now under an emergency “warning” rather than the “heavy rain emergency warning” that…

A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Haiti

A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Haiti Kanako Mita and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti yesterday. Reports claim that at least 300 people have been killed while search and rescue missions are ongoing. Also, approximately 2,000 people are injured. However, the fear is that this number will climb higher. The…

Japan Covid-19 daily infection high of 18,822: Olympic Covid convulsions

Japan Covid-19 daily infection high of 18,822: Olympic Covid convulsions Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times Shigeru Omi, the chief coronavirus advisor to the government of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, took a different approach to the Tokyo Olympics. Omi, unlike Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, warned about probable Olympic coronavirus (Covid-19) convulsions…

Tokyo Covid-19 patients sent to neighbouring prefectures: Covid Olympic ripple

Tokyo Covid-19 patients sent to neighbouring prefectures: Covid Olympic ripple Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  Tokyo reported a new high of severe coronavirus (Covid-19) cases. Indeed, some patients suffering from coronavirus in Tokyo are now being sent to the neighboring prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa, and Saitama, according to NHK news.…

China’s Hypersonic Missiles: Methods and Motives

China’s Hypersonic Missiles: Methods and Motives Publication: China Brief By: Richard Weitz The Jamestown Foundation Introduction The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is pursuing various hypersonic delivery systems to augment its already impressive arsenal of precision strike capabilities. Hypersonic missiles are emerging as a highly valued weapon system for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA)…

Rwanda helps Mozambique to dislodge Sunni Islamist forces in Mocimboa da Praia

Rwanda helps Mozambique to dislodge Sunni Islamist forces in Mocimboa da Praia Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The increasing Sunni Islamist insurgency in Northern Mozambique led to several African nations sending military forces to support Mozambique. At first, Mozambique sought to utilize private security networks to train and support the armed…

Pockets of resistance in Kunduz in Afghanistan: Taliban increases pressure

Pockets of resistance in Kunduz in Afghanistan: Taliban increases pressure Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Taliban is increasing pressure on several cities throughout Afghanistan. Some agencies are claiming that Kunduz is in the hands of the Taliban. However, pockets of government resistance continue in their own military base and the…