Thousands march in Tokyo to protest Myanmar coup, biggest Japan demonstration so far

数千人在东京游行抗议缅甸政变,这是日本迄今为止规模最大的示威活动

Thousands of mostly silent demonstrators paraded through central Tokyo on Sunday in protest against the coup in Myanmar, many carrying photos of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi in what organisers said was the largest such march in Japan to date.

数千人在东京游行抗议缅甸政变,这是日本迄今为止规模最大的示威活动,许多人拿着被拘留的领导人昂山素季的照片,格林娱乐EB棋牌:组织者称这是日本迄今为止规模最大的游行。

More than 4,000 took part in the protest, organisers said, streaming through the downtown shopping areas of Shibuya and Omotesando with posters saying “Help us save Myanmar” and “Stop Crimes Against Humanity”. Tokyo police said they couldn’t comment on how many people attended the event.

组织者表示,超过4000人参加了抗议活动,他们涌进涩谷和表参道的市中心购物区,贴着“帮助我们拯救缅甸”和“停止反人类罪行”的海报。东京警方表示,他们无法透露有多少人参加了这次活动。



“It is very heart-rending,” said Thant Zaw Htun, 45, originally from Yangon and now an employee at a recruitment agency, referring to the protests in Myanmar.

“这非常令人痛心,”45岁的丹佐敦说,他来自仰光,现在是一家招聘机构的雇员。

“I want to go back to Myanmar to join them but cannot because of the situation (travel ban due to the coronavirus pandemic). Instead, I join here today to do what I can do.”

“我想回到缅甸加入他们,但由于一些情况(因冠状病毒大流行而被禁止旅行),我不能回去,然而,我今天加入这里是为了做我能做的。”


“As a Myanmar national, I absolutely cannot accept the military’s coup in Myanmar,” said Thwe Thwe Tun, 27, who works at a construction company.

“作为一个缅甸人,我绝对不能接受缅甸的军事政变,”27岁的Thwe Thwe Tun说,他在一家建筑公司工作。

“I think all Myanmar people in Japan have the same opinion.”

“我认为所有在日本的缅甸人都有同样的看法。”