World Peace Now Demonstration In Tokyo March 20, 2010

Peace groups are gathering at noon in Tokyo on Saturday for a big anti-war event on the 7th anniversary of the Iraq War. The booths with information as well as rally speeches start at 13:00.

Do join the parade, as they call the demonstration, starting at 15:00 from Shiba Koen #4.

There are events in the evening as well, with music and presentations. Artists include Kotobuki and Muse Band

Photos from the January 30, 2010 event with a focus on the US bases in Okinawa

The World Peace Now website has more details (in Japanese)

As a special treat, "Pink Jeanne d'Arc" performance artists Kunihiko Ukai and Rena Masuyama, aka Momo Iro Jeanne, promise to liven up the event with their special Pink Guerilla celebration event against war...

Here are the organizations who arrange this World Peace Now event:

憲法改悪・市民連絡会 03(3221)4668
Kenpo Kaiaku Shimin Renrakukai

アジア太平洋平和フォーラム(APPF) 03(3252)7651
Asia Pacific Peace Forum (APPF)

日本消費者連盟 03(5155)4765
Consumers Union of Japan

ピースボート 03(3363)8047
Peace Boat

平和をつくり出す宗教者ネット 03(3461)9363
Heiwa wo Tsukuridasu Shukyosha Net
(Religious People's Peace Network)


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