Mr Masaharu Isshiki was a member of the Kobe Coast Guard Regional Headquarters when he decided to go public about the Sept. 7th Chinese fishing boast rammed Japanese coast guard patrol boat off the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.
Mr Isshiki alledgedly copied footage of the collisions onto a USB data storage device from a shared personal computer aboard the patrol boat Uranami, on which he was serving as a navigator, and posted clips on the YouTube video-sharing website at an internet cafe in Kobe in November.
"The only reason for disclosing the video was that I wanted the public learn the truth about the incident and think about what they should do, "Isshiki, 44, said in a statement after prosecutors decided last month not to indict him, along wiht the Chinese captain of the fishing vessel which rammed and collided with the Japanese patrol boat.
According to public opinion polls, many Japanese and overwhelming international public opinion supported Isshiki's actions, even though there were some critical voices saying that he violated the National Public Servants Law which prohibits central government employees from divulging secrets obtained during the course of the work.
But Today's press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Tokyo revealed out that Mr Isshiki is a true whistle-blower and a hero who tried to respond to the citizen's right to know the truth as the govenrment of Prime Minister Kan sturgguled to hush up the case and knowtowed to the Chinese government wrong doings. He fully explained the courageous action of the releasing the video-picture of the uncivillized Chinese violations of the international maritime laws.
He left the coast guard after the police sent the case to prosecutors, after undergoing questionoing on a voluntary basis as a honorable resignation of taking responsibility of causing troubles in his former job place.
The video which is yet to be disclosed remains but after several months of agony, Mr Isshiki won and recovered the respect and hobor of his own and ”that country” under the dictatorship again lost its credibility in the civilized world. He commented that the Chinese government also should seek the release of the hidden video to confirm whether its claims are founded or not.
The press conference was held with Japanese English translations and this blog sincrely wish the viewers of this humble blog in the world will enjoy the sincere statements of the former coast guard official who tried to defend the rule of law in the world and to cope with the rising villains who intend to solve the conflict by the use of forces not by the rule of laws.