Over 200,000 sign anti-Tokyo Olympics petition

An online petition in Japan calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be cancelled has gathered more than 200,000 signatures in a few days. Opinion polls in Japan have found a majority of the public is opposed to the Games being held in the country this year. Facing a fourth wave of the pandemic and struggling with a slow vaccination rate, residents in Tokyo are skeptical about whether the Olympics should go ahead and wary about foreign visitors.

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