Fight for the Future

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 4

Posted 09:03 EST on January 29, 2016

January 29, 2015

Contact: Evan Greer, 978-852-6457,

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.

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