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Nagasaki mayor slams Abe’s nuclear policy on atom bomb anniversary via Australia Network News

Nagasaki’s mayor has urged the Japanese government to take stronger action in opposing nuclear weapons, during a ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. As tens of thousands of people gathered in Nagasaki for … Continue reading

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Japan in Uproar Over Censorship of Emperor’s Anti-Nuclear Speech via The Atlantic

There is a particularly sensitive accusation reverberating through online discussion boards and social media in Japan: that Emperor Akihito’s speech on the one year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami was censored on TV for his comments about the nuclear … Continue reading

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Germans, French slam atomic power via The Japan Times

Thousands of people formed human chains in Germany and France to protest the use of nuclear power on Sunday, the first anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disasters that crippled the Fukushima No. 1 atomic plant, while protesters … Continue reading

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A year on, Tohoku stuck in limbo via The Japan Times

HIRONO, Fukushima Pref. — Located roughly 23 km from Fukushima’s crippled nuclear plant, Hirono Station today is the northernmost stop on the JR Joban Line for passengers traveling up Tohoku’s coast from Tokyo. The exclusion zone around the Fukushima No. … Continue reading

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Japan’s Nuclear Energy Industry Nears Shutdown, at Least for Now via The New York Times

OHI, Japan — All but two of Japan’s 54 commercial reactors have gone offline since the nuclear disaster a year ago, after the earthquake and tsunami, and it is not clear when they can be restarted. With the last operating … Continue reading

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