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Activists call for boycott of Mitsubishi amid ‘comfort women’ uproar

Activists call for boycott of Mitsubishi amid ‘comfort women’ uproar

World
March 1 (UPI) -- Online activists are calling for the boycott of Mitsubishi products less than a month after a Harvard law professor came under criticism for his article on "comfort women." Korean Americans affiliated with community groups in California said in the statement on Change.org that they are calling for a comprehensive boycott of products from the Japanese company to protest J. Mark Ramseyer, South Korean news service News 1 reported Monday. Advertisement Ramseyer is the Mitsubishi professor of Japanese legal studies at Harvard Law School. "Please join us in boycotting all Mitsubishi products, including but not limited to vehicles, TVs, and electronic parts, as well as AC and HVAC systems," the statement read. "To continue to patronize Mitsubishi would be to give tacit endorse...
Ghosn sacked as Mitsubishi Motors chairman

Ghosn sacked as Mitsubishi Motors chairman

Business
Carlos Ghosn has been sacked as chairman of Mitsubishi Motors after his arrest in Japan over misconduct claims.It follows a similar move by Nissan last week amid claims he falsely understated his salary and used company money for personal gain.Mr Ghosn, who headed an alliance of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi, has denied the allegations, according to media reports in Japan.He remains in detention and has not spoken publicly about the affair."During today's board meeting, it was decided that he is dismissed as chairman," the company said in a short statement. Brazil-born Mr Ghosn, aged 64, was the architect of the Renault-Nissan alliance, and brought Mitsubishi on board in 2016.He was credited with helping to stabilise the company after it was rocked by a ...