Anti-Olympics campaign in Japan gathers 350,000 signatures

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is seen through signboards, in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - An online petition calling for the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics has garnered 350,000 signatures, the campaign's organiser said on Friday.

Lawyer Kenji Utsunomiya launched the "Stop Tokyo Olympics" petition https://www.change.org/p/cancel-the-tokyo-olympics-to-protect-our-lives-stoptokyoolympic on May 5.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka and Ju-min Park; Editing by Christopher Cushing)