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On 2012 Hiroshima Anniversary-Keep Japan NUKE Plants Closed-March & Rally at SF JPN Consul
On August 6, 2012 the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki San Francisco Japanese Americans and anti-nuclear activists marched and rallied at the Japanese consulate to demand that no nuclear plants be restarted. The march and rally was sponsored by the No Nukes Action Committee, Occupy San Francisco and Green Action.
On 2012 Hiroshima Anniversary-Keep Japan NUKE Plants Closed-March & Rally at SF Japan Consulate
On August 6, 2012 anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, San Francisco anti-nuclear activists rallied at the Japan Consulate to demand that the nuclear plants stay closed in Japan. The march and rally was sponsored by No Nukes Action, Occupy San Francisco and Green Action. Over 700 signatures were given to the consulate official to show that US and Japanese people are opposed to the restarting of Japan's 50 nuclear plants.
There was also a march to PG&E to demand that San Onofre run by Southern California Edison and Diablo Canyon nuclear plnats run by PG&E be closed as well as the 104 US nuclear plants.
No Nukes Action Committee
The No Nukes Action Committee also presented the following demands:
*Keep All 50 nuclear plants in Japan closed
*Stop the Lies and Denials About the Dangers of this catastrophe
*Compensation & Evacuation For All Children and Adults in Fukushima
*Protect All The Workers including sub-contractors and defend the immigrant workers at these plants
*Stop The Dumping of Radioactive materials In Mongolia and Other Countries
*No Export of Contaminated Food
*Criminal Prosecution Of Japanese Government and TEPCO officials involved in lying and not properly protecting the people of Japan and the World
A moment of silence was held for the victims of Hiroshima/Nagasaki and all victims of radiation
Picket against NUKES
Shut the NUKE plants down
Chizu Hamada of the No Nukes Action Committee read the petition opposing the restarting of Japan's 50 nuclear plants
Singers sang Tanko-Bushi, a coal miner's song
Activists do not want another Fukushima
The action connected the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was connected to the dirty nuclear bomb that went off at Fukushima and is causing cancer for thousands of people in Japan and around the world.
The correct day is August 6, 2012