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Japan enacts law to tighten rules for land use near national security sites

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Japanese Communist Party oppose it

I don't even know how to comment on this.

-6 ( +4 / -10 )

Wise move by Suga Cabinet to protect Japan.

while the CDPJ and the Japanese Communist Party opposed.

Of course the Commies opposed the law. They are ruled by the Communist Party of China, who are no doubt eyeing buying up any prime Japanese land and islands they can.

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The JCP is an extremist organization that is still being monitored by the Public Security Police.

In Japan, the constitution allows for freedom of association, which allows for its existence, but in many countries, including the United States, the Communist Party's very existence is illegal.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

Yeah, look into those Chinese businesses and residences setting up shop near strategic locations.

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The last terrorist organization I recall in Japan was Aum Shinrykyo and the sarin gas in the subway. I think they were all Japanese.

4 ( +6 / -2 )

The successor organization to Aum Shinrikyo still exists today, although it is monitored by the Public Security Police, just like the JCP.

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

The JCP is opposed? Yeah, why wouldn't they? They are after all, communists and doing the legwork for the CCP is their duty.

The J government needs to take stricter measures to prevent purchases of Japanese property by Chinese citizens and businesses who are by Chinese government obligated to provide intelligence or conduct sabotage once the CCP gives them the go.

We are already at war with the Chicoms. It's just that the "sheeple" haven't noticed or maybe prefer to keep their heads buried in the sand.

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

The Yakuza, the Communist Party, the far-left extremist organization (Chukaku-ha), and Aum Shinrikyo

These organizations, while allowed to exist, are monitored by the police and public security.

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

Based on the principle of reciprocity, All Chinese(PRC) should be prohibited to purchase/invest in Japanese real estate except only for long term leasehold

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The JCP is an extremist organization that is still being monitored by the Public Security Police.

No. It is a community based organization that has high morals and cares about people. They are heroes.

i think if the Japanese government wants such a law, they should publicly list every single “national security” site.

anther way is just to ban foreigners from owning land like in Thailand.

-8 ( +0 / -8 )

Check out the suspicious Chinese consulate built in an Adelaide residential area, close to the shipyards that build submarines.

Neighbors say they hear drones coming and going.

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Of course the Commies opposed the law. They are ruled by the Communist Party of China, who are no doubt eyeing buying up any prime Japanese land and islands they can.

To say fairly, the JCP has been highly critical to the CPP over human rights abuses and territorial disputes while pro-China groups within the ruling LDP and Komeito remain silent, evasive or ignorant.

中国の香港弾圧に日本政府も自民党も及び腰、毅然とした態度は「日本共産党」だけの皮肉

https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/04cd38c87f4ea0b7721001568fc3d716f7de289e

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It is interesting that there are Westerners who support the anti-Westernist JCP.

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

This problematic law is same to secrecy law or conspiracy law, government can freely decide what is illegal or not.

therefore, Japan's government can oppress opposition against nuclear plants or US military bases more and more on the pretext of "national security" with this law.

Present Japan still depends on China economically, If China wants to give damage to Japan, It's enough to only restrict export to Japan, needless even to destruct something

in this connection, story that "JCP is radicalits who plot violent revolution""opposition parties are agent of China" is old-fashioned conspiracy theory that Japanese far-rightists including previous PM Abe who repeated innumerable falsehood at the Diet likes.

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

An expressway could be called vital to national security. All air and seaports. 

Very vague.

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It doesn't matter because China has already owned most of Japan's important real estate assets through back-channels. Additionally, this law would not apply much to the American military who can swoop any land in Japan for usage.

The law is toothless against Americans but it can be damaging towards American corporate capitalists who want to plunder and steal Japanese lands for cheap.

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http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14374094

So there is actually 0 proof of problem. And these measure are mostly aimed at Taro and Keiko, no matter where they are from. As if a spy agency of any country would have any trouble going past it.

If they are so worried what about actually get these land to be owned and used by the government ?

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Good move by the J-gov't in my opinion. You really don't have to dig very deep to look for examples of foreign entities buying land for "business" and other excuses to perform surveillance near sensitive areas. Some examples are the PLA base in Djibouti that is noticeably close to a US and a Japanese military base. It said that the land was originally planned to be developed as a resort but the project went belly up and had to be sold off to which it became the Chinese overseas base today. Wars today are no longer fought by bullets alone, they're fought with cash, contracts and cyberspace.

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Allowing citizen of the adjacent countries whom a country has diplomatic issues, not to mention territorial issues with to own your land must be cautious in the first place. Common sense

3 ( +3 / -0 )

In any case, the maximum extent of the law is one kilometer radius from the likes of bases and power plants and tiny islands not inhabited by anyone. They can designate every square meter of that as vital and it is still not a disproportionate disruption. National security can include preventive acts, not just remedial ones as long as they are proportionate.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

I am surprised that there as no such law already!

1 ( +2 / -1 )

The US has these type of laws. No biggie.

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