Many in Japan still fear the possible threat of war

Rally for peace: Holding banners reading ‘No War’, demonstrators rally against the controversial security Bills outside Japan’s parliament in Tokyo. — EPA

TOKYO: Several thousand people marched across the capital city in protest against government plans to enact a new set of security laws.

Some 6,500 protestors gathered at Tokyo’s Shibuya district, a renowned fashion centre, chanting slogans including “no war!” and “no change in the law!” in unison.

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