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Tokyo Olympics: petition to cancel Games signed by more than 350,000 people, citing coronavirus concerns

A petition to cancel the Tokyo Olympics with more than 351,000 signatures was on Friday submitted to the city’s governor on Friday, with its organiser urging officials to “prioritise life” in light of the coronavirus pandemic.The online petition titled “Cancel the Tokyo Olympics to protect our lives” was launched earlier this month by Kenji Utsunomiya, a lawyer and former candidate for Tokyo governor.It has gathered signatures faster than any previous petition on Change.org’s platform in Japan,…

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