Posts Tagged ‘Police’

Today is April 10, 2012. Exactly one year ago, something happened in Japan that would shake up its society to the core: On April 10, 2011, the biggest grassroots-demonstration since the 1970s took place in Tokyo. With more than 15,000 participants, the “Genpatsu Yamero Demo” marked a historical turning point in Japanese postwar history. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leafNnVWB24&feature=player_embedded […]

As our last post consisted in the press release for the 9/11-no-nuke-demonstration in Shinjuku, Tokyo, it is time for a summary of the current protest situation. In the mean time, two big protests took place in Tokyo, that should be reported in this post. September 11th no nuke demonstration in Shinjuku (Tokyo) Maybe it should […]

On August 6, 2011, an anti-nuclear demonstration took place in the shopping district of Ginza, Tokyo. It was the forth big demonstration since March 11. Like the past ones, it gathered thousands of people, bands and artists were performing, and politicians and celebrities came and appealed to the people. Still, after the last demonstration in […]

Yesterday’s demonstration was huge, 20.000 to 30.000 people participated and filled up the streets of Shinjuku, Tokyo. Here are some impressions:

On April 30th 2011, two people got arrested in Miyashita Park, Tokyo. A Rescue Comittee has been created on this site, informing about this incident in both Japanese and English. I quote: