Never Again!

February 19, 2018 marks the 76th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, authorizing the unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese Americans in ten American concentration camps, and other confinement sites, during World War II, one of the worst violations of civil rights in our nation’s history, and most certainly, one... Continue Reading →

70th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066: Japanese American Incarcerees Tell Their Stories To National Public Radio In Nevada

This month, the Japanese American community reflects upon its past through Day of Remembrance programs, commemorating the February 19, 1942 signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which authorized the forced removal and unjust incarceration of over 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast during World War II. This year... Continue Reading →

National Defense Authorization Act: Nikkei Community Must Redouble Efforts To Defend Constitutional Rights

by Bruce Embrey LOS ANGELES — President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on December 31, 2011, allowing indefinite detention without charge or trial to be codified into law. As a result, Americans citizens and others could be subjected to imprisonment without ever being charged or convicted of a crime. This provision of... Continue Reading →

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