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SF Speak Out At Japan Consulate Against Restarting Of Japan NUKES & Defense Of Children
Date Friday January 11
Time 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
San Francisco Japanese Consulate
275 Battery St. / California
San Francisco
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorNo Nukes Action Committee
1/11/19 SF Speak Out At Japan Consulate Against Restarting Of Japan NUKE Plants And For Defense of Families and Children Of Fukushima
Friday January 11, 2019 3:00 PM
Japanese Consulate
275 Battery St near California St.
San Francisco

The Japanese Abe government continues to restart nuclear plants throughout the country. At the same time they have accumulated over 1 million tons of radioactive water at the Fukushima plant which they want to release into the Pacifica ocean. It contains tritium which the government is saying is safe in “small amounts”.
The government has also covered up the statistics of thyroid cancer in children in order to continue the cover-up of the dangers of Fukushima. 3.11 Fund for Children With Thyroid Cancer has said that children who have cancer are not being counted by Fukushima Medical University which is controlled by TEPCO and other supporters of nuclear power. There is a growing increase of thyroid cancer and other diseases from the radioactive contamination. The government continues to demand that children and familiar return to Fukushima or lose the housing benefits outside Fukushima.
The danger of another major earthquake that threatens another Fukushima and also would release millions of tons of radioactive water into the ocean.
At the same time the government is pushing ahead to build a new military base in Henoko that will have US nuclear weapons despite mass opposition from the people of Okinawa. The same Abe government is pushing ahead to remove Article 9 that forbids expansion of Japan’s military role around the world.
Stopping another Fukushima and more militarization are part and parcel of the same struggle.

Come speak out to defend the people of Fukushima, Japan and the world.

For more event information:
http://nonukesaction.wordpress.com

7 YEARS LATER, WHY HASN’T JAPAN LEARNED FROM FUKUSHIMA?
Cancer rates in children are sky high, radioactive rubbish is piling up and radiation levels are rising. Yet the government bails out the plant’s operator – even as it announces a profit and plans to resume seaside operations
https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/2136176/7-years-later-why-hasnt-japan-learned-fukushima

Japan undecided on what to do with 1 million tonnes of radioactive water at Fukushima plant
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-02/fukushimas-radioactive-water-still-a-dilemma-for-japanese-gov/9504072
By North Asia correspondent Jake Sturmer in Tokyo
Updated 1 Mar 2018, 11:11pm

Fukushima 4-year-old missing in Japan thyroid-cancer records
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170330/news/303309794
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Added to the calendar on Monday Jan 7th, 2019 9:59 PM
§Fukushima Children Taking Iodine Capsuls
by No Nukes Action Committee Monday Jan 7th, 2019 9:59 PM
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The children and families of Fukushima continue to be contaminated with massive amounts of radioactive waste and nearby radioactive water
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