“We Want To Fight For This Cause”: Nuclear Refugees From Fukushima Join Anti-Nuke Protests


Published on Jan 17, 2014

http://www.democracynow.org - On our final day of our special broadcast from Tokyo, we speak with a Japanese resident from the town that housed part of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant who is participating in weekly protests against the resumption of nuclear power in her country. “We couldn’t bring anything from our houses. We didn’t have a toothbrush, we didn’t have a blanket. We didn’t have towels. We had nothing. It was truly hell, and we thought it would be much better to die. But now, we are here, and we can’t really give up. We want to fight for this cause,” Yukiko Kameya said as she attended a demonstration outside Prime Minister Shinzo Abe‘s official residence. “We told the prime minister many times, every week here, that we are against the re-opening of the nuclear facilities, but it doesn’t seem that he gets it. He just does whatever he wants to do anyway.” 

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2 responses to ““We Want To Fight For This Cause”: Nuclear Refugees From Fukushima Join Anti-Nuke Protests

  1. The true effects have not even started. Japan is bound for complete desolation and US west coast threatened as well not to mention the oceans as well.

    • Indeed, this is a irreversible change that humans have “implemented” to planet Earth. And it is not good. ANd yet the only innapropriate action to all this is denial, downplaying. Atoms for Peace show the ugly truth: there is no such thing! THis is a change of cataclysmic consequence for life on Earth!

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