27-year-old protestor Taichi Hirano
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Young people speak out in Japan

Taichi Hirano is one of the people who takes part in anti-nuclear protests every Friday, outside Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's residence.

Many of the 27-year-old's fellow protesters are older but, increasingly, there are younger people including children who are participating with their parents.

Mariko Oi spoke to him to find out what motivates his stance.

  • 04 Oct 2012