TPP burned at Phillipine Embassy, one arrest after lockdown at Japanese Embassy

On the 17th of November,protesters against the TPP trade deal marched to the embassies of many countries affected by the treaty.At the Embassy of the Phillipines, protesters burned a symbolic “TPP text” much smaller than the 6,000 page stack in solidarity with protesters in the Phillipines who burned ASEAN logos. At the Embassy of Japan, one protester locked himself by the neck to the doors. It took about an hour for police to remove and arrest him.

Video-burning the TPP

Video-civil disobedience at the Japanese Embassy


Marching towards the Phillipine Embassy against the TPP

Burning a stand-in for the TPP at the Phillipine Embassy, the 6000+ page full text would require a furnace to incinerate.

Lockdown against the TPP at the Japanese Embassy


The scene at the Japanese Embassy just before the lockdown

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