SEALDs, others rally in Tokyo against security laws

Jun 5, 2016

SEALDs, others rally in Tokyo against security laws

Groups of students and citizens opposed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s security legislation staged a major protest near the Diet on Sunday in the lead-up to the July 10 Upper House election. The rally’s participants demanded that the national security laws, which allow Japan ...

Nov 1, 2015

Pro-whaling activists hold rally in Taiji

Some 50 nationalists have staged a rally in the whaling town of Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture, to counter the anti-whaling campaign by the conservation group Sea Shepherd. The demonstration Saturday came weeks after the small town — thrust into the global spotlight by the Oscar-winning ...

At least 86 dead in attack on Ankara peace rally

Oct 10, 2015

At least 86 dead in attack on Ankara peace rally

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday denounced the bombings that rocked a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara, killing at least 86 people. “I strongly condemn this heinous attack on our unity and our country’s peace,” Erdogan said in a statement posted ...