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2014 Article 9 Protest in Tokyo (38 images)

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The Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe has a long stated desire to amend the constitution of Japan, which was written by the Americans after Japan's defeat in World war 2. Specifically he wished to remove Article 9 from law. Article 9 forever removes the right to wage war from the nation, except in self-defence. Many Japanese people are very proud their "pacifist constitution" and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) have found efforts to remove article 9 difficult to get...
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