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Geishas Against Nukes and Other Photos from Tokyo March of 10,000
by R. R./Josh Ellison (ruth [at] anewwayforward.org)
Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
All photos by Josh Ellison via flickr.com. Do not reproduce without permission.
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At least 10,000 marched in Tokyo on March 7 according to reports from Doro Chiba Railway Workers Union and other observers on the ground.
§Tengu Against Nukes
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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This traditional supernatural creature called a tengu has grown a long nose, Pinocchio style. He was carried palanquin style through the parade of 10,000.
§Manga Against Nukes
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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§Manga Against Nukes
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§Manga Against Nukes
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Treat human life with care
§Manga Against Nukes
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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Translation: "LIARS"
§Gothic Lolita DressUp Against Nukes
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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Gothic Lolita is a fashion trend in Japan. See Wikipedia on this fascinating subculture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gothic_lolita#Gothic_Lolita
§Nukes are Absolutely Wrong!
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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§English signs too
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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§Mask
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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§F--k TEPCO
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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TEPCO is Tokyo Electric Power Co., owners of the power plant in Fukushima
§some of the marchers
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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§umbrellas
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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thousands came out despite the rain
§Sign says:
by R. Robertson/Josh Ellison Friday May 13th, 2011 9:29 PM
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"Safe water and food for children"
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Thank-you! Another important story on Japan's Nuclear Industry....Carol BrouilletSunday May 15th, 2011 9:13 PM
...and I thought San Francisco demos were colorful......love the signs and costumes...Saturday May 14th, 2011 9:30 PM