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‘Stop the Olympics’: hundreds protest outside Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony – video

Hundreds of protesters carrying placards that read ‘Lives over Olympics’ gathered outside Japan’s National Stadium where the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics was being held. The Games, to be held largely without spectators and opposed by many in Japan, are going ahead a year later than planned amid sharply rising coronavirus cases. Tokyo recently recorded a six-month high in new Covid cases and the city is in a state of emergency because of the virus. 

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