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60,000 Gather In Tokyo For Huge Anti-Nuclear Rally

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Monday, 21 November 2011 11:00

‘An aerial view from Kyodo shows people attending an anti-nuclear rally at Meiji Park in Tokyo September 19, 2011. Some 60,000 protesters from across Japan including a Nobel-prize-
wnning author Kenzaburo Oe, gathered in central Tokyo for an anti-nuclear rally on Monday, urging the Japanese government to cut reliance on atomic power. ‘

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Massive Tokyo Anti-Nuke Rally Mocked By Japanese Main Stream Media

September 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Wednesday, 21 September 2011 06:26

‘Many participants in Japan are indignant that their demonstration was called a “parade”, as if this was some festival attraction. Well, give the media time to learn. To me, it’s amazing that the MSMs like Yomiuri and Asahi covered the event at all, and even had photographs. Asahi and Mainichi sent in their own photographers for the event. I would take it as a sign that the anti-nuke movement may be crossing the threshold in Japan in terms of the number of people, and the MSMs cannot simply ignore anymore.’

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