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Rally-Speak Out On 5th Anniversary Of Fukushima
Date Friday March 11
Time 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location Details
Japanese Consulate
275 Battery St./California St .at the front of Japanese Consulate
San Francisco
Event Type Press Conference
Organizer/AuthorNo Nukes Action Committee
3//11 Rally-Speak Out On 5th Anniversary Of Fukushima
Thursday March 11, 2016 3:00 PM
Japanese Consulate
275 Battery St./California St .at the front of Japanese Consulate
San Francisco

March 11, 2016 is the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe that is still reverberating in Japan and around the world. The nuclear plants are still releasing thousands of tons of radioactive water and over 1000 tanks filled with contaminated radioactive water surround the broken nuclear plants.

The children and families continue to have a rising level of thyroid cancers and this uptick is taking place in other places in Japan. Despite these dangers the Japanese Abe government has said that the problem has been solved. They are demanding the the families and children return to Fukushima or lose subsidies for housing. The government is also claiming that they have "decontaminated" Fukushima and told the Olympic Committee that the problem had been solved.

The government has also raised the limits of allowable radiation to those of nuclear research facilities in Japan. The Japanese government has also passed secrecy laws threatening the journalists and investigators getting information out about the disaster and also seeks to militarize Japan by eliminating Article 9 of the constitution that limits wars and intervention. The government is seeking for the full militarization Japan including nuclear weapons despite mass opposition among the majority of the population. Hundreds of thousands of citizens have gone to the streets to demand an end to the restarting of Japan's remaining more than 40 nuclear plants.

On March 11, 2016 people throughout the world including in San Francisco will be speaking out and calling for an end to the restarting of it's nuclear plants, for the evacuation of the children and families in Fukushima and for the government to take responsibility for subsidizing housing outside the area.

We call for an end to the censorship laws and also against the elimination of Article 9 which will lead to further militarization and war.

We call for the closure of all nuclear plants around the world including Diablo Canyon in California which is also running on an earthquake fault like many nuclear plants in Japan.

Please Join Us and Speak Out

Initiated by No Nukes Action Committee

Endorsed by

Tri Valley CAREs (Communities Against a Radioactive Environment), Livermore, Codepink Golden Gate Chapter, Occupy SF Action Council, Fukushima Response, Veterans for Piece- Chater #69,SF, Veterans for Peace East Bay Chapter #162, Asian Americans for Peace and Justice, EON (Ecological Options Network), BARK ( Barkers Agitating for Reactor Closure), PG&E Ratepayer Revolt, Mt.Diablo Peace and Justice Center, Walnut Creek, Sloths Against Nuclear State(反核ナマケモノの会), New York, Solar Justice, San Louis Obispo Mothers for peace, United Public Workers For Action http://www.upwa.info, and more groups and much more individuals.

http://nonukesaction.wordpress.com/

Additional links:

http://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20160216/p2a/00m/0na/010000c
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/02/24/the-great-fukushima-cover-up/
https://jfissures.wordpress.com/2016/02/04/on-fukushima-prefecture-and-hiroshi-kainuma/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/five-years-after-nuclear-meltdown-no-one-knows-what-to-do-with-fukushima/2016/02/10/a9682194-c9dc-11e5-b9ab-26591104bb19_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-cards_hp-card-world%3Ahomepage%2Fcard
http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/34565-radioactive-water-from-fukushima-is-leaking-into-the-pacific
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Added to the calendar on Thursday Mar 3rd, 2016 5:14 PM
§Japanese Mothers Demanding Protection For Their Children
by No Nukes Action Committee Thursday Mar 3rd, 2016 5:14 PM
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Japanese mothers are angry that their children are continuing to be contaminated by the Fukushima meltdowns.
§Radioactive Water Tanks
by No Nukes Action Committee Thursday Mar 3rd, 2016 5:14 PM
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Over 1,000 tanks with radioactive water surround the plan and these tanks are vulnerable to another earthquake as well as the damaged nuclear plants at Fukushima
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