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Japan takes to the streets against Abe's security bills

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 05:50
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The protest, which attracted some 25,000 people, surrounded the parliament building.

Tokyo

THOUSANDS of Japanese rallied on Sunday in protest at plans by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bolster the role and scope of the pacifist nation's military.

The protest, which surrounded the parliament building, was held as the nationalist premier tries to force through