Thousands of Japanese protesters in the area of the parliament building in the capital Tokyo to protest against plans to amend the Constitution of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on September 13/06. According to the organizers of the protest, about 25 thousand people participated, and they held up banners bearing the words: Do not cancel that number 9 of the Constitution.
Article 9 of the Constitution of Japan rules this country not participating in military operations beyond national borders.Earlier this month, experts say Japan's Constitution if the government of Prime Minister Abe launched A new law on Japanese military activities abroad, it is violation of the Constitution. The legislators support Prime Minister Abe said that Japan can protect its allies when the water were attacked and that threatens the existence of Japan. The Japanese Constitution, also known as a pacifist constitution written by Americans after the Second World War, in which it was written out of 9 is used to avoid going to war like Japan did in World War II in the Pacific. However in recent years the rise of China as well as territorial claims of neighboring countries make much Japan worried. So prime minister Shinzo Abe is desirable to amend the Constitution, come to allow Japanese troops to participate in military operations called collective defense and its allies as the US or Australia. Apart confront China over the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, Japan is also worried China encroaching on East Sea Vietnam where Japan has many active freight and energy between Japan and the rest of the world.