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Parliamentarians scuffle

16 Sep, 2015

Japan parliament scuffles imageScuffles and arguing breaks out out in parliament, as opposition members of physically try to stop the vote in a legislative committee by jostling around the chairman and trying to snatch his paperwork and microphone. Even though the committee’s vote clears the way for the bill to go to the upper house of parliament for final approval, the opposition says it will continue to try to delay the vote. The bill is not widely supported by the country at large. Thousands of protesters rally outside the parliament as the committee debates the bill.