Aug 18, 2012

Japan is considering what to do with 14 Chinese acitvists

Japan is consdrering what to do with 14 Chinese activists who were arrested after landing on a disputed island Wednesday in the East China Sea. They placed a Chinese flag in the ground and sung the Chinese national song before being arresetd and accused violating immigration laws. The action made tense realation between the two countries even more difficult. Japan is sending the acitivists to Okinawa for questioning and is reportedly considering whether to deport the  acitivists. China has officially protested the arrest and demanded the release of the acitivists.The islands are gas-rich and are surrounded by valuable fishing grounds.

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