On October 15, 2011, OccupyTokyo protests took place in three different districts: Hibiya,Shinjuku, and Roppongi. Before the rallies began, protesters gathered in parkswhere organizers and participants gave speeches. They expressed solidarity withthe worldwide Occupy movement, criticized a widening economic gap in Japan, anddemanded a more just world. Protesters then took to the streets with theirplacards, drums, and megaphones to shout slogans to reclaim society for “the99%.”
democracy, ecology, environmentalism, Fukushima, Japan, nuclear power, Occupy, Occupy Japan, sustainability
Asian Studies | Demography, Population, and Ecology | Emergency and Disaster Management
SAITO, Hiro, "The Fukushima disaster and Japan’s occupy movement" (2012). Research Collection School of Social Sciences. Paper 2188.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/soss_research/2188
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