“Anyone can join our hunger strike for as long as they can. This is our mission to stop nuclear power generation for future generations, thinking of Chernobyl, Fukushima and Fukui.”
The date was not a coincidence as today, April 26th, is the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster of twenty six years ago.
The collective chain hunger strike started on April 17 and is scheduled to end on May 5 when Tomari, the final plant out of 54 that is still operating in Japan, will be stopped for maintenance by Hokkaido Electric Power Company (TEPCO). “By then, all the reactors in Japan will be offline, and that historical moment is just around the corner,” the activists said.
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