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Opponents of nuclear power vow to continue protests under new government via The Asahi Shimbun

The rally marked the 36th such demonstration, according to Metropolitan Coalition Against Nukes, organizer of the protests. “We will never forgive the government for its decision to restart reactors,” said one protester. “The outgoing administration should have its successor take … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Protests Find Wide Support in Japan via The Daily Beast

A broad coalition of protesters opposes the re-opening of nuclear power plants in Japan, a country unaccustomed to social protest, writes Jake Adelstein and Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky. The loosely structured network of groups opposed to nuclear energy in Japan known as … Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-Ex-Japan PM joins anti-nuclear demo outside PM’s office via Reuters

By Mari Saito and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO, July 20 (Reuters) – In a rare move by a former Japanese prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama joined a boisterous anti-nuclear demonstration outside his old office on Friday, a fresh sign that the ruling … Continue reading

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Huge changes occurring in protest techniques in Japan via The Asahi Shimbun

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 protests against nuclear power are redefining the term. The protests have been orderly … Continue reading

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