As top TPP negotiator resigns over bribery allegations, 10,000 people demand investigation, call on President Obama, other leaders, not to sign TPP on Feb 4Posted 09:03 EST on January 29, 2016
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January 29, 2015
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Scandal is latest blow to deeply controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement
Yesterday, a top Japanese official in charge of negotiating the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement resigned over serious allegations of bribery and corruption.
In a rapid response that unfolded overnight, more than 10,000 people signed a petition launched by Fight for the Future demanding an investigation into the bribery allegations and whether they affected the TPP, and called upon President Obama and other world leaders not to sign the agreement on February 4th amid such a scandal.