ANTI-WAR bill protests continue in Japan

Added On August 1, 2015

More than 2,000 Japanese students, scholars and citizens have gathered in Tokyo, protesting against the controversial security bills pushed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

The gathering, in the name of "Knowledge and Conscience", took place on Friday near Japan's National Diet building.
Members of students group and many renowned Japanese scholars made speeches, questioning whether democracy and Constitution still exist in Japan.
The demonstrators also expressed their anger and dissatisfaction over the Abe administration, accusing Abe of being irresponsible for the lives of the Japanese people and possible consequences of wars.
After the gathering, the protesters walked towards the National Diet building, asking for the stepping down of the Abe government.