Protest planned in front of Chinese embassy in Tokyo on Saturday

Written By: Sidhant Sibal WION
New Delhi Published: Oct 02, 2020, 10.07 PM(IST)

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This week also saw representatives from Hong Kong, Tibet, Xinjiang, Taiwan, Mongolia and Japan addressing the media at the Japanese parliament’s building on October 1. 

Massive protest has been planned by several groups Tibetans and others in front of the Chinese mission in Tokyo on Saturday. 

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It comes in the backdrop of protests which have already taken place in front of the Chinese mission earlier this week. Around 50 activists protested in front of the Chinese embassy in Japan in groups of five, following COVID-19 protocols. 

This week also saw representatives from Hong Kong, Tibet, Xinjiang, Taiwan, Mongolia and Japan addressing the media at the Japanese parliament’s building on October 1. 

The representatives criticised the growing human rights violations within China especially in Tibet and the restive province of Xinjiang and in Hong Kong. The focus was on the imposition of the National Security Law in Hong Kong, the expansion of labour camps in Tibet and crackdown in Xinjiang. 

Interestingly, the imposition of the Chinese language in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region was also brought up. Anti-China protest has happened in Mongolian capital Ulaan Baatar over the imposition of Chinese language in China' inner Mongolia region. US secretary of state Mike Pompeo will be visiting the country as part of his Asia visit next week.

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