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Press Conference: Cancel Tokyo Olympics

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(L to R) Chizuko Ueno Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo, Yutaka Iimura former Ambassador of Japan to France and journalist Mikio Haruna, speak during a news conference at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) on July 19, 2021, Tokyo, Japan. Representatives of novelists, composers, journalists, scholars, and diplomats called to cancel the Tokyo Olympics due to another wave of new COVID-19 cases in the capital. They criticized the Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee’s decision to continue the Games despite a new state of emergency in the capital and most people wishing to postpone or cancel the Olympics.

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