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Fukushima victims declaration for their human rights

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 (Subscription Only) Title: Fukushima victims take a stand with human rights declaration
Date: December 28, 2012
Fukushima victims take a stand with human rights declaration

[…] It was drafted by Yoshitaro Nomura, a Tokyo-based lawyer who has been providing legal consultations for those affected by the reactor meltdowns that caused mass evacuations […]

Nomura refers to the parties directly involved, and in his view responsible for the disaster, as “perpetrators.”

“Those who caused the accident switched from having responsibility to escaping from responsibility,” he said. “In essence, they are trivializing the disaster, cutting the amount of compensation and announcing the crisis is over.” […]

“The government delayed giving evacuation orders. Now it is giving priority to economic recovery over the health of residents.” […]

“We want Fukushima to return to the way it was, where we can eat tasty rice, vegetables, fruit, fish and meat without the slightest fear,” says one passage in the declaration. […]

See also: Navy rescue workers sue Japan over Fukushima cover-up — “Irreparable harm to life expectancy” — Gov’t and Tepco conspired


December 29, 2012 - Posted by | Fukushima 2012

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