15,000 Goodbyes to Nukes in Fukuoka

About 15,000 people gathered in Fukuoka’s Maizuru Park to say NO to nuclear power plants and the Genkai Nuclear Power Plant in particular yesterday according to the organizer of “the Goodbye Nukes! 10,000 People’s Rally in Fukuoka”.

In addition to people from Kyushu and Yamaguchi, about 300 groups from South Korea participated in the protest.

This was the largest anti-nuclear plants event ever held in Kyushu, reported Ryukyu Shimpo, Okinawa’s local newspaper.

Here’s some video coverages in English:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKdBXkTT2YY

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