Japan’s lower house of parliament has approved legislation that could see troops sent to fight abroad for the first time since the second world war, despite thousands of protesters overnight chanting and holding up placards reading “No War, No Killing”.
A lower house panel approval on Wednesday of the unpopular bills, which would drop a ban on collective self-defence or fighting to defend a friendly country like the United States, sparked a huge demonstration and more are planned.
Well they gotta do something with those million Hikikomori
As many as a million young people in Japan are thought to remain holed up in their homes – sometimes for decades at a time. Why?