Posts Tagged as ‘Japan’

guide to: 10 out-of-the-box ways to contribute to relief efforts in Japan

The devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that rocked Japan on March 11 has left the country and its people in dire need of the world’s help. As the search and rescue efforts yield little results, and some of the country’s nuclear power plants are at serious risk of meltdown, governments and institutions across [...]

March 14, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Japanese video game says yes to raping women, Equality Now (and Breakthrough) say no way

… but unfortunately Japanese PC company Illusion, thinks otherwise. Their game “RapeLay” allows players to virtually commit sexual assault on women, from gang rape to stalking to forced abortions. While spokespeople for Illusion claim that “RapeLay” caters to the interests of the domestic market and does not sell their products overseas, the game has nevertheless [...]

May 13, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

our daily chirp: @blogdiva: If they were Mexicans in the U.S., it wouldn’t be noteworthy

Illegal immigration and deportation are not issues exclusive to the United States. In Japan, a particular case has triggered a rare and surprisingly outspoken reaction from the public. Check out today’s twitter post to watch a Japanese family’s deportation to the Phillipines – they are leaving their daughter behind. Where’s the common sense law? Culture [...]

April 13, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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