Thousands protest Japan’s plan to restart nuclear power plants

Approximately 60,000 people rallied Sunday near the Diet building in Tokyo to protest Japan’s plan to restart nuclear power plants, rally organizers said.

The Metropolitan Police Department put the number of protesters at closer to 20,000 to 30,000, Kyodo News reported. The rally began in Shiba Park, which was attended by Nobel laureate Kenzaburo Oe, RIA Novosti reported. The protesters then marched on the Diet building.

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