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Protest against changes to Japan's war renouncing Article 9

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June 30, 2014- Tokyo, Japan.<br />
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A protester holds a  placards at a demonstration to prevent changes to Japan's war renouncing Article 9 in front of the Japanese Prime Ministers official residences in Chiyoda ward of Tokyo.<br />
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Several thousand protesters attended the rally. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pushing for a re-interpretation of the article to allow for collective self-defense.<br />
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 The protest held a day after a unidentified man though to be in his 60's set himself on fire, on an over bridge near Shinjuku Station in an act of political protest against the proposed changes to the Japanese constitution. Some critics of the proposed changes fear a return to a militant Japan. <br />
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(Photo by B.Meyer-Kenny/2.0 Images)
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