The revolution will be streamed online

/ | Aug 29, 2015

The revolution will be streamed online

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Local media have been cautious in their coverage of the protest demonstrations that have materialized in recent years, but they appear to be intrigued by the college-age activists known as SEALDs (Students Emergency Action for Liberal Democracy). Previously, they had pegged this demographic as ...

Ex-prime ministers call for nuclear-free Japan at rock festival

Sep 30, 2014

Ex-prime ministers call for nuclear-free Japan at rock festival

Two former prime ministers who have become anti-nuclear campaigners in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster joined a rock festival in Tokyo that brought together musicians opposed to atomic energy. “We must create a country where nuclear power generation is zero,” Junichiro Koizumi ...

Anti-nuke activists plan 100th rally near Diet

May 2, 2014

Anti-nuke activists plan 100th rally near Diet

Activists who have been rallying against nuclear power near the prime minister’s office and the Diet building since 2012 are scheduled to hold their 100th demonstration Friday night. The number of people attending the rallies, however, has declined to several thousand after peaking at ...