Anti-military protest ends in scuffles in Tokyo
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Protesters and police scuffled as thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the National Diet in Tokyo, Thursday, to denounce security legislation aimed at expanding the role of the country's military. The protesters tried to block the entrance to the Diet, carrying placards reading “no to war” and chanting slogans against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Security forces used barricades to prevent the protesters from blocking the entrance to the Diet.