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Japan Times Commentary: "Abe hijacks democracy, undermines Constitution"

Global Article 9 Campaign

Jun 23, 2014 — http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2014/06/21/commentary/abe-hijacks-democracy-undermines-constitution/#.U6fn4qhhthV

Abe hijacks democracy, undermines Constitution
Abe hijacks democracy, undermines Constitution
By short-circuiting the democratic process, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is abusing the trust put in him by the people. His initiative to reinterpret Article 9 of the Constitution to lift constraints on the Japanese military and permit collective self-defense is the most recent example of how Abe is trampling on Japanese democracy.
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