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March 30, 2013
Anti-nuclear activists gathered outside the prime minister's office on March 29 to call for an end to Japan's dependency on nuclear power and mark the one-year anniversary of...
March 16, 2013
Anti-nuclear demonstrations that have been a fixture in front of the prime minister's office in Tokyo on Friday nights for nearly a year are still drawing sizable crowds, but...
December 22, 2012
Anti-nuclear protesters who have been gathering for months each Friday near the prime minister's office continued expressing their opposition Dec. 21 in an effort to underscore ...
September 29, 2012
Anti-nuclear campaigners have demonstrated outside the prime minister's office weekly for six months now, bringing their message to the heart of government.
August 26, 2012
This is Japan's summer of discontent. Tens of thousands of protesters--the largest demonstrations the country has seen in decades--descend on Tokyo every Friday evening to...
July 31, 2012
A myriad of lights cast a soft glow around the Diet building as dusk fell on July 29.
July 20, 2012
In a rare move by a former Japanese prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama joined a boisterous anti-nuclear demonstration outside his old office on July 20, a fresh sign that the...
July 19, 2012
Where "revolution" could once be defined in Japan as something akin to the violent protests in 1960 against the revision of the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty, today's growing...
July 14, 2012
Fifteen weeks ago, there were only 300 of them. On July 13, according to police estimates, there were 10,000 people in Tokyo’s streets with a single, simple message for Prime ...
May 19, 2012
What is called "dengon gemu" (message game) in Japanese goes by many different names in English, including broken telephone and Chinese whispers.
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