Tokyo Anti-Nuclear Demonstrations

Japan's anti-nuclear demonstrations march on. Japan's residents take to the streets. Friday protests in front of the Prime Minister's residence have become the norm.

A Japanese protester wonders aloud about Japan’s sanity during an anti-nuclear protest in March of this year.
   
On July 16th one of the largest demonstrations in Japan since the 1970s took place in Tokyo. More than 100,000 anti-nuclear protest ers marched through central Tokyo.
   
A woman holds a dramatic sign during an anti-nuclear protest taking place in front of the Japanese prime minister’s official resi dence every Friday.


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Kjeld Duits

Residing in Japan for over 30 years, Dutch photojournalist Kjeld Duits is Tokyo Journal's Street Editor. In addition to managing one of the first fashion blogs on the net, and the first to cover Japanese street fashion in English, he owns a vast collection of vintage photographs, illustrations and maps of Japan between the 1860s and 1930s (Meiji, Taisho, and early Showa periods) and covers news stories and natural disasters for media organizations worldwide.



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