Feb. 19th Protest in Suginami, Tokyo

Thousands of people gathered in Suginami-ku, Tokyo to protest agains nuclear power last weekend. This demonstration was organized mainly by the ward community from young mothers to the elderly. According to the organizers, there were 5,000 to 6,000 people walked through the streets of Suginami. It was reported that this demonstration was widely supported by the local community, and some shops offered the special protester discount, for example.

Check out the pictures by the two fine photojpurnailsts:

The report and photos by Munesuke Yamamoto (Google transalted)

The photos by Takashi Morizumi