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Japan’s top court orders damages for Fukushima victims in landmark decision -NHK via Reuters

TOKYO, March 4 (Reuters) – Japan’s Supreme Court upheld an order for utility Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) (9501.T) to pay damages of 1.4 billion yen ($12 million) to about 3,700 people whose lives were devastated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the first … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: Fukushima compensation guidelines need further revision via The Asahi Shimbun

The Sendai and Tokyo high courts recently said in separate rulings that Tokyo Electric Power Co. should pay more in compensation to victims of the 2011 accident at the company’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Some 30 class action … Continue reading

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