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2015 Article 9 Demo (19 images)

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On Thursday July 16th Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe forced through the ratification of a new interpretation of Article 9 in the Japanese constitution. Article 9 it the peace clause that removes the right of Japan to use its military in any other form than self-defense. Abe's reinterpretation allows for collective self-defence which many in Japan fear will mean Japanese soldiers going to war to support America or other allies. Around 10,000 to 15,000 people attended the demos that have...
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