Antinuke confab urges backing for victims’ rights via The Japan Times Online

YOKOHAMA — Citizens, politicians and scientists wrapped up a large antinuclear conference Sunday at Pacifico Yokohama convention center by summarizing their findings and demanding that sufficient support be given to those affected by the disaster at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

The participants at the Global Conference for a Nuclear Free World also told the central government and plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. to provide “full transparency” when dealing with the crisis and when helping those affected.

The demands were part of a list called the Yokohama Declaration, which was adopted by more than 10,000 people from some 30 countries on the second and final day of the event in the capital of Kanagawa Prefecture.

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