Title: Japan anti-nuclear groups protest at parliament
Date: Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:31am EDT
* Crowd breaks through barriers
Tens of thousands of people protested against nuclear power outside Japan’s parliament on Sunday
On the main avenue leading to the assembly, the crowd broke through the barriers and spilled onto the streets, forcing the police to bring in reinforcements and deploy armoured buses to buttress the main parliament gate.
Watch euronews’ report on the protest here
“It is not only about nuclear reactors. This demonstration mirrors people’s outrage towards the core problems in Japanese society, that includes its politics and how public opinion has been neglected. People are angry and fed up that the plants have restarted.” -Writer and social analyst Karin Amamiya
Published: July 29th, 2012 at 12:36 pm ET