Japan releases Chinese caught illegally fishing

BEIJING Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:22am EST

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese fishermen detained for illegal fishing in Japan's waters were released Monday after promising to pay a 4.28 million yen ($49,700) fine, China's state news agency Xinhua said, citing the consulate general in Japan's southwestern city of Fukuoka.

Xinhua said the detention of the three fishermen for unauthorized coral fishing within Japanese waters was "peacefully resolved" within 48 hours.

The detention comes as tensions simmer between China and Japan over ownership of disputed islands near Taiwan, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. The dispute had sparked waves of anti-Japanese protests in Chinese cities this year.

Chinese fishermen tend to fish in waters far east of China to get away from depleted stocks at home.

The captain of the Chinese fishing boat that was among those detained had admitted to being in Japanese waters, Xinhua said on Sunday.

Japanese news agency Kyodo said separately on Monday that the captain was arrested on Saturday for fishing in Japan's exclusive economic zone without permission, charges that he admitted to.

(Reporting by Koh Gui Qing in Beijing and Kiyoshi Takenaka in Tokyo; Editing by Alison Williams)

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Comments (4)
Janeallen wrote:
The land was occupied by Japan, first, long with crimes against humanities that were whitewashed for over a century.

Then, it was annexed by Japan under the Aryan race theory, and the Lebensraum theory, and the expansionist “pivoting” political theories which were taught by Hitler. The fundamental Nazi Japanese propaganda was successfully spread to the west, and lied about to all Japanese children, most recently by the fanning of a red scare to disguise its predatory and its long indisputable history of crimes against humanity.

Stalin was not used as an excuse for Hitler’s European war criminals to escape Nuremberg; but a red scare disguised the Asian Hitler’s agents, Japanese militarists, the same ones worshiped by Japanese ministers to fan disguised neo-Nazism in Japan. The only adequate explanation is horrendous anti-humanity racism, initiated, promoted, propagated deliberately and systematically by Japan on NHK, on PBS, on news distribution to Reuters and to most news outlets, just like this piece of utterly disgraceful crap!

The so-called fine is a ransom for illegal arrest and then death threats in typical Japanese fashion to the fisherman whose rights were violated. This same kind of death threats remind me of the Japanese neo-Nazis use to stifle, to harass any person brave enough to document history truthfully about Japanese war crimes, or to stand up for the little guys, the ordinary folks who had been oppressed, whose human rights the Japanese Government violated with depraved hearts for over a century.

Western reporters: when will your conscience kick it! It’s been over a century, of crimes against ordinary folks with their human rights egregiously violated by Japan with your help!

Dec 31, 2012 11:33pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Janeallen wrote:
The land was occupied by Japan, first, long with crimes against humanities that were whitewashed for over a century.

Then, it was annexed by Japan under the Aryan race theory, and the Lebensraum theory, and the expansionist “pivoting” political theories which were taught by Hitler. The fundamental Nazi Japanese propaganda was successfully spread to the west, and lied about to all Japanese children, most recently by the fanning of a red scare to disguise its predatory and its long indisputable history of crimes against humanity.

Stalin was not used as an excuse for Hitler’s European war criminals to escape Nuremberg; but a red scare disguised the Asian Hitler’s agents, Japanese militarists, the same ones worshiped by Japanese ministers to fan disguised neo-Nazism in Japan. The only adequate explanation is horrendous anti-humanity racism, initiated, promoted, propagated deliberately and systematically by Japan on NHK, on PBS, on news distribution to Reuters and to most news outlets, just like this piece of utterly disgraceful crap!

The so-called fine is a ransom for illegal arrest and then death threats in typical Japanese fashion to the fisherman whose rights were violated. This same kind of death threats remind me of the Japanese neo-Nazis use to stifle, to harass any person brave enough to document history truthfully about Japanese war crimes, or to stand up for the little guys, the ordinary folks who had been oppressed, whose human rights the Japanese Government violated with depraved hearts for over a century.

Western reporters: when will your conscience kick it! It’s been over a century, of crimes against ordinary folks with their human rights egregiously violated by Japan with your help!

Obama: when are you going to start standing with the victims of century old crimes against humanity, crimes that our country did more than any other country to cover up and lie to the American public and the west! When will you stop whitewashing Japanese neo-Nazis warmongering propaganda, like you have, particularly in your election campaign? The election is over; you have no more excuse, not that the election was an adequate excuse in the first place.

Dec 31, 2012 11:37pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Janeallen wrote:
When is Japan going to start repaying the 50 million people’s death, the looting and destruction of their property, the destruction of their communities, their lives, the ravaging of their children’s future?

The so called “laws” Japan neo-Nazis love to cite are worse than Jim Crow laws.

Dec 31, 2012 11:39pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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