Report on Fukushima by KPFA

Special report on the situation on Fukushima was aired on KPFA Radio’s Flashpoints in California recently.

Listen to the program HERE.

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One Year Anniversary Events on Mar. 11th (West)

MARCH 11TH

FUKUI


“3.11 Goodbye Nuclear Power Plants Fukui People’s Rally in Tsuruga”
@Plaza Bansho in Tsuruga
opens 11:30
parade 16:00
URL: http://goodbyenppfmt.blog.fc2.com/ (in Japanese)

OSAKA


“Goodbye Nuclear Power Plants 3.11 Kansai A Million Peoples’ Action”
@Nakanoshima Park area in Osaka
opens 10:30
demonstrations starts 13:55, 14:55 depending on the routes
URL: http://homepage3.nifty.com/skroba/robaeven.htm (in Japanese)

EHIME

“3.11 Stop Ikata”
Teach-in
@COMS in Matsuyama

starts 13:30
Demonstration
@Matsuyama-City Station

starts 16:30
URL: http://www.ikata-tomeru.jp/ (in Japanese)

KOCHI


“Abolish Nuclear Power Plants 3.11 in Kochi”
@Marunouchi Ryokuchi Park in Kochi-shi
starts 14:00
URL: http://nacks-kochi.blogspot.com/ (in Japanese)

FUKUOKA


“Goodbye Nukes in Fukuoka”
@Suzaki Park in Fukuoka-shi
rally 13:30
demonstration 14:30
URL: http://0311fuk.blog.fc2.com/ (in Japanese)

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

11/13 Goobye Nukes in Fukuoka

Nov 13th Goodbye Nukes in FukuokaThere will be a big anti-nukes event in Fukuoka this coming Sunday. It’s been organized by the people from Kyushu, Okinawa, and South Korea. They called it as the Fukuoka 10,000 People Rally.

Here’s the info:

where: Maizuru Park in Fukuoka-City
when: Opens @ 10AM, November 13th
the stage program starts @ 1PM
the demonstration starts @ 2PM
more info: http://www.goodbye-nukes.com/

6.11 No Nukes Action – Kyushu & Okinawa Edition

FUKUOKA

Stop Nuclear Power Plants Action in Fukuoka
1:00PM Gather at Kego Park in Fukuoka-City
http://nonukefukuoka.web.fc2.com/611/

KUMAMOTO

Bye Bye Nuclear Power Plants
2:00PM Gather at Shirakawa Park in Kumamoto-City
http://www.byebyegenpatsu.com/

KAGOSHIMA

We Don’t Need Nuclear Power Plants in Kagoshima
1:00pm Gather at Ten Park in Kagoshima-City
http://no-nukes.net/

OKINAWA

One Million People No-Nuke Action in Okinawa
2:30PM Gather at Bunka Tenbusu-kan Plaza in Naha

“Nuclear Power Plants are Wrong” Children’s Parade in Naha
6:00PM Gather in front of the prefecture office
The event will be canceled if it rains.
http://refuhiyo.ti-da.net/e3074721.html

REPORT: 5/7&8 Anti-Nukes Protests

Despite scattered rains, more than 10,000 people marched against nuclear power plants in Tokyo last weekend. Two protesters were arrested (see the video below).

To see more videos from the 5.7 demo in Shibuya, check out HERE.

In Kobe, around 450 people came to protest according to the organizer. They raised 75,000 yen (roughly US$940) for Tohoku people.

In Fukuoka, around 1,200 people showed up to say no to nuclear power plants according to the organizer.

(update)
At the Shibuya demonstration, four protesters were arrested. Two of them have been released already, but the other two have been still detained at Harajuku and Yoyogi Police Stations as of May 9th.

Please see the detail HERE.

5/8 No Nukes Protests in Nagoya & Fukuoka

*Thanks to all Mothers*  Give Mothers A Save World!
Mothers Day and Graduation from Nuclear Power Plants Festival & Parade in Nagoya

12:00pm Mini-Sports Hiroba at Wakamiya Odori Park (若宮大通り公園ミニスポーツ広場) (map)
2:00-5:30pm Parade

Marching route:
Yabamachi > Hisaya Odori > Mitsukoshi > Chuden > Otsu Dori > Yabamachi
矢場町~久屋大通~三越前~中部電力~大津通り~矢場町

More info: http://stop-hamaoka.jugem.jp/

WE DON`T NEED NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
DEMONSTRATION IN FUKUOKA
SUNDAY 08 MAY 14:00 START
KEGO PARK TENJIN FUKUOKA CITY

Marching route:
Kego Park > Kokutai Doro > Watanabe Dori > Parco > Meiji Dori > Nishitetsu Grand Hotel > Tenjin Nishi Dori > Kokutai Doro > Watanabe Dori > Kego Shrine > Bic Camera > Solaria > Kego PArk
警固公園 → 国体道路 → 渡辺通り → パルコ → 明治通り → 西鉄グランドホテル → 天神西通り → 国体道路 → 渡辺通り → 警固神社 → ビックカメラ → ソラリア → 警固公園

More info: http://hantenchi.blog102.fc2.com/