Japan Protests Presence of Chinese Ships Near Disputed Islands

Japan has filed an official protest against China after a Chinese naval ship was spotted in the East China Sea near a group of islands claimed by both countries.

A Chinese frigate was seen Thursday beyond the 22 kilometer formed a territorial waters of Japan that surrounds the islands.

A spokesman for the Japanese Ministry of Defense said a foreign submarine, also believed to belong to China, was detected in the same region on Wednesday and Thursday.

In Tokyo, Japanese Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama summoned Chinese ambassador Cheng Younghua to the Foreign Ministry to express "serious concerns" about the incident.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters in Beijing that the two ships are in the region it is to monitor the activities of Japanese ships. [lt]

US Civil Rights Leader Refuses Attend Museum Inauguration Due to Trump Presence

Civil rights warrior who is also Congressman John Lewis says he will not attend the opening of the civil rights museum in Mississippi on Saturday (9/12), as President Donald Trump will attend.

The Museum of Civil Rights Mississippi in the city of Jackson will show prominently the often bloody civil rights struggle in the southern United States from 1945 to the end of 1976.

Exhibits, among other things, weapons of terror and hatred like the Ku Klux cross Clans and firearms used to kill Medgar Evers activists.

Decades later, while the state commemorates its 200th anniversary, the state is shown to its intricate and often brutal past in two historical museums, complete with slave chain exhibitions, Ku Klux Klan robes and striking photographs of unlawful hanging and fire-throwing racially motivated bombs

There is also a Museu m The history of Mississippi, which gives a 15-thousand-year review of the state's history from prehistoric times to the present. The two different museums under one roof are both open on Saturday, the day before the 200th anniversary of the Mississippi becoming the 20th state of the United States.

"The presence of President Trump and his pathetic policies is an affront to the people of the United States. "said Lewis in a statement.

The White House says it is unfortunate that Lewis will not attend the opening of the museum. White House spokesman Raj Shah said President Trump, "has always denounced racism, violence and discrimination and hatred in all forms. We affirm it. " [gp]