40,000 people rallied in front of the prime minister’s residence Friday evening in Tokyo. The protest is a continuation of protests on previous Fridays to stop the restart of nuclear reactors in Japan. Public pressure has been growing in Japan. The Noda government has completely ignored the large public opposition to continuing Japan’s reliance on nuclear power.
The government is pushing to restart even more reactors even though the actual need to run them as been questioned. This week the government also passed yet another oppressive internet law and a change to the country’s nuclear laws. The Nuclear Energy Basic Law had a clause added this week that says stable securing of nuclear power use contributed to national security. Many are calling this an opening to nuclear armament, Japan’s government denies this. Japan’s growing large stockpile of plutonium is already raising concerns in the international community.
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