World / Social Issues Jan 2, 2015

Poll: 1 in 8 Germans would join anti-Muslim marches

One German in 8 would join an anti-Muslim march if a rapidly-growing protest movement organized one in their hometowns, according to an opinion poll published on Thursday. The survey highlighted growing support in Germany, as in other European Union countries, including Britain and Sweden, for ...

Diet surrounded in human-chain protest

National May 13, 2014

Diet surrounded in human-chain protest

by Tomohiro Osaki

Combating what they call an effort to turn Japan into "a pro-war country," 2,500 people formed a human chain around the Diet building at noon Tuesday to protest the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to reinterpret the pacifist Constitution. A private panel of security experts ...