September 27, 2022
Abe’s Militaristic Funeral Captures Japan’s Internal Divisions
By Foster Klug
20,000 police officers and more than 1,000 soldiers were on patrol as thousands of protesters took to the streets.
May 25, 2020
Abe’s Popularity Plummets Amid Latest Controversy
By Thisanka Siripala
Abe’s approval ratings fell to a two-year low as online protests derailed the passage of a bill delaying the retirement age of prosecutors.
July 21, 2015
Demonstrating for Peace in Japan
By John W. Traphagan
Protests over security legislation suggest that perhaps Japanese don’t want their country to be “normal.”