The battle over the site for Tokyo's new international airport continues, providing some of the most remarkable film of recent months.
GV Pan riot police with shields.
MV Pan demonstrators run forward in group and throw stones (2 shots)
SV & CU demonstrator
GV Pan police with bulldozers.
GV police try to move demonstrators by driving through with bulldozers.
SV demonstrators lying on ground.
CU & GV police on van.
GV riot police charge into group of demonstrators (2 shots)
GV flag and placard on van.
GV police and demonstrators fighting (5 shots)
MV police drags demonstrators away.
GV demonstrators and fire (2 shots)
GV police pan to LV demonstrators around fire
GV Pan demonstration scene.
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Background: The battle over the site for Tokyo's new international airport continues, providing some of the most remarkable film of recent months. In the past week VISNEWS cameraman Kimiaki Tanaka has risked the stones and bamboos of riot police and demonstrators to film the battles. Yesterday (Thursday) the situation had reached its most violent stage, and Kimiaki was in the middle of it.