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)

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5/7 Protests in Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe

Saturday, May 7th No Nukes protests in Tokyo, Osaka & Kobe

5.7 Stop Nuclear Power Station Demonstration
Shibuya Massive Sound Demo

2:00pm gather at Shibuya Ward Office (map)
3:00pm march starts

The marching course is like this:
Shibuya Ward Office > Harajuku Station > Omote Sando > Aoyama Dori > Shibuya Central > 109 > Hachiko Mae Scramble Crossing > Meiji Dori > Shibuya Ward Office

More info: http://57nonukes.tumblr.com/

Bye to Nuclear Power Plants!!
Sound Demo

Let’s go to the demonstration with musical instruments

3:00pm Minami Horie Park
(next to Horie Park in 2-chome, Minamihorie, Nishi-ku)

The marching course:
Minami Horie Park > Tachibana Dori > America Mura > Shinsaibashi > Midosuji > Takashima-ya > Naniwa Park

Rain or shine, the protest will be held as scheduled.

More info: http://osakanonukes.tumblr.com/

05.07 “THINK FUKUSHIMA +WALK” in Kobe
FROM KOBE TO EASTEN JAPAN!!!!
FROM KOBE TO THE WORLD!!!!
THINK FUKUSHIMA!

2:00pm gather at Higashi Yuenchi (map)

The marching course:
Higashi Yuenchi > Center Gai > Moto Machi > Meriken Park

More info: http://0507nonukekobe.tumblr.com/

No Nukes Protests on May 7th & 8th

Those who organized the no nukes demonstration in Koenji, Tokyo in April are now planning to have a protest this time in Shibuya, one of the most popular spot in Tokyo.

The organizer states in the website:

It is one month since the huge demo in Koenji, and almost two months since the great disaster struck, but the situation in Fukushima is still anything but stable!

Newspapers and TV make it sound like everything is getting better, but if we stop and think about it, we realize how far this is from the truth. In fact, the situation hasn’t improved at all! If anything, radioactive matter is still leaking, the contamination is worsening and nobody even knows when this will be under control.

Meanwhile, the water, land, sea, plants, animals and of course us humans are paying the price. It’s more than enough to tell us that nuclear energy is just too dangerous and scary!

We must say no to any energy source that puts us in such a horrible situation. In other countries, the people have sized on this opportunity to realize the hazards of nuclear power, but Japan shows no intention to rethink their nuclear policy. We know now, more than ever, that nuclear energy was never safe or environmentally sound, and we need to get rid of it as soon as possible!

No kidding!

Following the demo in Kouenji, we will come together once again in a giant protest against nuclear power! Last time, all kinds of people including anxious Tokyoites, mothers and fathers worried about their kids, and refugees from the areas around the power plants joined the protest. This time we will see an even greater multitude taking to the streets to voice their disapproval!!

On May 7th, let’s head for Shibuya!!!

Website: http://57nonukes.tumblr.com/


Also, there are protests in Fukuoka on May 8th
Website: http://hantenchi.blog102.fc2.com/blog-entry-25.html


in Osaka on May 7th
Website: http://osakanonukes.tumblr.com/


in Kobe on May 7th
Website: http://0507nonukekobe.tumblr.com/

in Nagoya on May 8th
Website: http://stop-hamaoka.jugem.jp/

4/16 No Nuke Plants Protest in Osaka

There was an antinuclear power plants protest in Osaka the last Sunday, and about 3500 people participated said the organizer.

The Mainichi Daily News reported that there were many participants who had never been to any protest before. According to the daily, more than 3000 young people, parents and their children who had heard about this event through the Internet and the word of mouth showed up to express their voices. The rally was held at Nakanoshima Park, and the protesters marched through Shinsaibashi, Osaka’s main street.