A representative of the rally pointed out that Japan’s participation in TPP could lead to the elimination of tariffs and the abolition of regulations for medical care, finance and public projects as well as undesirable amendments to these, which could have a great impact on the lives of people in Okinawa and its remote islands. The rally adopted a resolution strongly opposing Japan’s participation in the TPP talks without national debate.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Ryukyu Shimpo: Okinawans protest against Tokyo's participation in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) "Free Trade" Agreement
Via the Ryukyu Shimpo, "Protest rally against Japan's participation in TPP talks":