Tag - protesters



Japan Times
Jan 23, 2016
Protesters hit the streets to oppose Malaysia signing TPP
Thousands of Malaysians protested against plans to join the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Saturday, just days before parliament is due to open a debate on the free trade pact.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 25, 2015
Supporters demand security bill protesters be released following 'unjust arrests'
Supporters of protesters who were arrested for obstruction of justice during a rally against the government's security legislation demanded Friday that they be released immediately and decried their "unjust arrest."
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 18, 2015
Ruling bloc on verge of enacting security laws
The battle over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's publicly divisive security bills enters its final phase as the Upper House shrugs off the opposition's latest tricks and prepares to vote.
Japan Times
Jul 15, 2015
Website give rookie protesters tips, as large rallies against security bills expected at Diet
As demonstrations opposing a pair of government-backed security bills continue to grow, the rallies are attracting a number of fresh faces, prompting veteran protesters to take to the Web to offer valuable tips for newcomers.
Mar 22, 2015
Nothing will silence anti-coup Thais in Japan
It is difficult to estimate how many Thais who oppose the current military government in Bangkok reside in Japan, but clearly some of them have become more politically active than their counterparts living in Western countries.
Nov 21, 2014
Police arrest protesters as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision
Police arrested five people overnight after they tried to block a street in a protest calling for a grand jury to charge a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen in August.
Japan Times
Nov 19, 2014
Hong Kong protesters charge at legislature, clash with police
Hundreds of riot police and geared-up protesters faced off each other after a handful of protesters broke several glass doors of the Legislative Council in an attempt to enter the building early Wednesday, following the execution of a court order to remove some roadblocks nearby that were part of a pro-democracy...
Oct 27, 2014
Hong Kong democracy protesters delay referendum amid differences
Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders shelved a vote on the movement's direction as concerns grow over the cost of the demonstrations, and the city's stock exchange said it doesn't know when a trading link to Sanghai, expected to start this month, will receive regulatory approval.
Japan Times
Mar 12, 2014
Nuclear foes rally in U.S. cities on 3/11 anniversary
Roughly 50 protesters rallied Tuesday in front of the Consulate General of Japan in New York to oppose the government's embrace of nuclear power, as people around the world marked the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Feb 28, 2014
Bitcoin-wise Ukraine protesters tap digital money's global reach
Ukrainian activists are turning to bitcoins to fund a three-month protest in Kiev's Independence Square that helped oust President Viktor Yanukovych amid violence that left at least 82 people dead.


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