Tag Archives: Radiation exposure

Russian troops took highly radioactive ‘souvenirs’ looted from Chernobyl, Ukraine says via Insider

Alia Shoaib Russian soldiers looted highly radioactive “souvenirs” from Chernobyl, a Ukrainian agency said. The items could cause radiation burns, radiation sickness, and irreversible processes in the body. Last week Ukraine said it had regained control of the power plant, … Continue reading

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A Message from Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto下本節子さん証言via Manhattan Project for a Nuclear-Free World

A Message from Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto is originally from Muroto, a fishing village in Kochi, Japan. In the 1950s, Setsuko’s father was a fisherman who was exposed to the radioactive fallout from the nuclear testing near the … Continue reading

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japanese youth sue over cancer diagnoses via BBC

Six young Japanese people are suing the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant after developing thyroid cancer in the years following the 2011 nuclear disaster. The plaintiffs, aged between six and 16 at the time of the disaster, say they … Continue reading

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‘After 900 nuclear tests on our land, US wants to ethnically cleanse us’: meet the most bombed nation in the world via RT

Native-American nation’s land was turned into a nuclear test site. Now, they suffer from illnesses ‘The most nuclear bombed nation on the planet’ is the unwanted accolade claimed by the Shoshone Native American tribe. This has had devastating effects for … Continue reading

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Radioactive liquid spilled outside Tri-Cities nuclear fuel plant. Here’s what happened via Tri-City Herald

BY ANNETTE CARY About half of the radioactive liquid in a 55-gallon drum spilled outside at the Framatome ANP plant in Richland this week, according to a Nuclear Regulatory Commission report. The plant on Horn Rapids Road in Richland, Wash., … Continue reading

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Cold-war spy pictures reveal a Soviet nuclear ‘cloud generator’ via Nature

The operation of a notorious Soviet plutonium-making facility decades ago caused ecological devastation in the Southern Urals1. See the image in Nature: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02756-4 Read the article at A Nuclear Generator of Clouds: Accidents and Radioactive Contamination Identified on Declassified Satellite … Continue reading

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US researchers work to trace mystery uranium cubes back to Nazi nuclear program via Times of Israel

Hundreds of radioactive ‘Heisenberg cubes’ were lost to history after war, but new forensic analysis on the material could fill historical gaps, boost nuclear safeguards By LUKE TRESS […] In the town of Haigerloch, hidden in a cave beneath a castle, … Continue reading

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The Black Reporter Who Exposed a Lie About the Atom Bomb via The New York Times

Charles H. Loeb defied the American military’s denials and propaganda to show how deadly radiation from the strike on Hiroshima sickened and killed. By William J. Broad “Loeb Reflects On Atomic Bombed Area,” read the headline in The Atlanta Daily World of Oct. … Continue reading

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My Turn: ‘Renounce the use and further development of nuclear weapons’ via Daily Hampshire Gazette

By ANDREW LARKIN I am a child of the nuclear age. My father was a radiologist. He    witnessed the aftermath of the bombing of Nagasaki. He wrote the first paper that appeared in the American literature about the effects of … Continue reading

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France owes a debt to French Polynesia over nuclear tests, says Macron via euronews

By Jahanzeb Hussain French President Emmanuel Macron said France was in debt to French Polynesia over nuclear tests that were conducted in the Pacific territory in the 1960s and 1970s. Speaking in Papeete on Tuesday, Macron said: “I want to break … Continue reading

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