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Pope says world must rethink reliance on nuclear power; denounces ‘epidemic’ of bullying via JapanToday

By NICOLE WINFIELD and MARI YAMAGUCHI Pope Francis met Monday with victims of Japan’s 2011 nuclear disaster and called for the world to rethink its reliance on nuclear power as it considers the planet it wants to leave to future … Continue reading

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SIX YEARS AFTER: 60 percent say Fukushima evacuees bullied via Asahi Shimbun

More than 60 percent of current or former evacuees from the Fukushima nuclear crisis said they were victims of bullying or discrimination in areas they evacuated to or witnessed or heard of such incidents, according to a new survey. The … Continue reading

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Cabinet OKs bill to let Tepco tap state funds for decontamination, bullying measures via The Japan Times

[…] The Cabinet hopes the bill to amend a special law on Fukushima reconstruction will be passed during the current Diet session. The bill also contains measures to prevent the bullying of children who fled the prefecture. Under the bill, … Continue reading

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New Fukushima evacuee bullying case emerges at Tokyo school via Asahi Shimbun

  After school bullying cases emerged recently in cities including Yokohama and Niigata, another student who was evacuated from Fukushima Prefecture after the 2011 nuclear disaster has come forward. The latest case, at a junior high school in the capital’s … Continue reading

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 Niigata elementary school teacher calls Fukushima evacuee a ‘germ’ via The Japan Times

    NIIGATA – A student who fled the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March 2011 has been absent from school for more than a week since a teacher added “germ” to his name when addressing him in late November, a … Continue reading

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