Japan condemns China over human rights but is fine to strengthen ties with Iran

Japan condemns China over human rights but is fine to strengthen ties with Iran Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo TimesĀ  The Japanese Foreign Ministry under Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his administration are endlessly rebuking China over human rights and being a regional threat. However, the Foreign Affairs Minister of Japan, Toshimitsu…

Iran hangs Navid Afkari who denied any wrongdoing

Iran hangs Navid Afkari who denied any wrongdoing Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Iran ignored international appeals and instead hanged a young wrestler on flimsy charges. Navid Afkari, 27 years old, pleaded his innocence after being forced to confess earlier under torture. Of course, for Iran, irrespective if…