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Protests inside and outside Japanese Diet as controversial security bills near law

Protests inside and outside Japanese Diet as controversial security bills near law

Demonstrators turned out in the rain on Thursday to protest outside the National Parliament as opposition politicians inside also tried to block controversial security bills on September 17, 2015, Tokyo, […]

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Nationwide protests against new security bills

Nationwide protests against new security bills

Simultaneous demonstrations were organised across Japan on Sunday to protest against government-sponsored national security-related bills. The Japanese government or Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to push through changes to […]

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70th Anniversary End of World War II

70th Anniversary End of World War II

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers a bouquet of flowers to the war dead at the government […]

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Japanese Parliament Paves Way for Collective Self-Defense

Japanese Parliament Paves Way for Collective Self-Defense

Opposition lawmakers holding protest signs try to obstruct proceedings during a vote on government-sponsored security related bills in a Diet lower house special committee debate on national security in Tokyo […]

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Japanese Protest Against Proposed Changes to Constitution

Japanese Protest Against Proposed Changes to Constitution

Japanese gather outside parliament to protest against suggested changes to the constitution on June 24, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. As Japanese parliament debates changing the interpretation of Article 9 of […]