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Rally against nuclear in Japan via Bangkok Post

Thousands demonstrated in Tokyo on Saturday against nuclear power generation, 11 months after a massive earthquake and tsunami sparked reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Kenzaburo Oe, the 1994 Nobel prize winner for literature, told a central rally … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize winner Oe stresses Japan’s ethical responsibility for ending nuclear program via The Mainichi Daily News

Kenzabu Oe, Nobel Prize laureate in literature, said Feb. 8 that Japan has an “ethical responsibility” for abandoning nuclear power in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, just as the country renounced war under the postwar Constitution. During a … Continue reading

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Writers, musicians call for farewell to nuclear power via Kyodo News

(Excerpt) Writers and musicians, including Oe and Ochiai as well as popular musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, will hold an antinuclear rally at Meiji Park in Tokyo on Sept. 19, aiming to mobilize 50,000 people while collecting 10 million signatures for denuclearization, … Continue reading

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