Fukushima update by KPFA

On the third anniversary of the tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Flashpoints Radio on KPFA in San Francisco Bay Area has a special coverage on the situation in Fukushima.

[Guardian] Fukushima warning: danger level at nuclear plant jumps to ‘serious’

“Japan’s nuclear agency dramatically raises status after saying a day earlier that radioactive water leak was only an ‘anomaly'”

by Justin McCurry
on August 21st, 2013

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An appeal for improving labor conditions of Fukushima Daiichi workers

An appeal to improve labor condition of the Fukushima Daiichi workers has been posted at Vancouver based Peace Philosophy Centre’s website. To read the letter, please visit their website.

Documentary: “FUKUSHIMA Never Again”

The trailer of this documentary called “FUKUSHIMA Never Again” was featured in Flashpoint on KPFA Pacifica Radio in California last week as mentioned in this blog here.

To find out more about this documentary, check its website:

Growing Fear Over Fukushima Fuel Pool 4 as Wall Bulge Detected

TEPCO admits a bulge detected in the walls of Unit 4, stoking fears over the building’s stability
– Common Dreams staff

May 28th, 2012
Common Dreams

A new bulge in the walls of the Fukushima Unit 4 nuclear plant has driven growing new fears over in Japan.

Full article HERE

(This article refers to a comment made by Hiroaki Koide, assistant professor at Kyoto University’s Research Reactor Institute.)

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



“No Nuclear Power Plants! 3.11 Fukushima People’s Rally”
@Kaiseiyama Baseball Stadium in Koriyama
opens 12:00
starts 13:00
URL: http://fukushima-kenmin311.jp/ (in Japanese)


“3.11 Goodbye Nuclear Power Plants Action”
@Takasaki Joshi Park (by the Takasaki City Hall)
starts 11:00
URL: http://eejan.sblo.jp/ (in Japanese)


“3.11 Tokyo March”
@Hibiya Park Chuko-mon (backside of Tokyo Metropolitan Hibiya Public Hall)
starts 14:00
URL: http://coalitionagainstnukes.jp/ (in Japanese)

“3.11 Action in front of TEPCO!!”
URL: http://toudenmaeaction.blogspot.com/

“Goodbye Nukes Itabashi Walk”
@Itabashi-ku Heiwa Park
Rally starts 13:00
Demmonstration starts 13:50
URL: http://20120311.nonukes-itabashi.net/ (in Japanese)


“Shonan Peace Walk”
@Yukoji Temple in Fujisawa
starts 14:15
URL: http://shonan911.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/ (in Japanese)

[SPIEGEL] Condition of Fukushima Daiichi Workers

SPIEGEL ONLINE interviews with a psychiatrist who has been providing care to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plat workes.

The Fukushima Psychiatrist
‘It’s Amazing How Traumatized They Are’


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