September 4, 2015

Crush catastrophic attempt to justify Japanese military aggression and colonial domination!

Abe’s Statement on 70th WWII Anniversary

Crush catastrophic attempt to justify Japanese military aggression and colonial domination!

Stop the War Legislation in the name of “Proactive Contribution to Peace”!

August, 24 2015

Japan Revolutionary Communist League National Committee

 

Abes’s attempt is defeated by the struggle of working class and people

First of all, Abe’s Statement has been fully exposed as a total failure of his policy to promote revision of the Japanese Constitution and rush to the war legislation, a policy of “Departure from the Post-war Regime”

Even before assuming office in September 2012, Abe had openly and repeatedly persisted on right-wing papers “the necessity of a total review of the previous statements of prime ministers on WWII”. He even declared arrogantly: “Call me right-wing militarist if you will”

 

From that time on he has been endeavoring to sweep away once and for all the previous governmental views on WWII, which, according to Abe, are based on the historical standpoint forced upon Japan by the victorious powers of WWII. The primary intention of the Statement is to justify the 15 years’ war of aggression on Asia and the Pacific area, starting from “the Manchurian Incident” in 1931, as “righteous wars of Japanese self-defense and for Asian liberation”. For the Japanese imperialism to reappear on the world stage as “a nation capable of waging war”, it is absolutely necessary to carry out this sort of outrageous distortion of history and to “Departure from the Post-war Regime”.

 

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