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Tokyo Olympics: Protesters Hit Games Preparations In Japan

Opposition to the Tokyo Olympics seems to be rising in Japan. An online petition asking for the postponed Games to be canceled attracted 300,000 signatures in just three days and was still climbin

May 10, 2021

People against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

People who are against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, march to protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

Police guards as people who are against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, march around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

People who are against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, march to protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

A participant against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, prepares banners to protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

A participant against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, holds a banner to protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

People who are against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, march around Tokyo's National Stadium, back, during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

People against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during the anti-Olympics demonstration. The banner in the background reads: "Oppose Tokyo Olympics."

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

Police guard as people against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

People against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, march to protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

People who are against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, march around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko

People against the Tokyo 2020 Olympics set to open in July, march to protest around Tokyo's National Stadium during an anti-Olympics demonstration.

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