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7/6 Tokyo protests despite rain – photo round-up

Archive of photos posted to social media during the 6th July, 2012 protest against nuclear power station restarts in front of the Prime Minister’s official residence in Kasumigaseki, Tokyo.   … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Radiation-dispersal data was provided to U.S. before Japanese public

TOKYO, Jan. 17, Kyodo Japan’s science ministry provided data on the dispersal of radioactive materials to U.S. forces a few days after the nuclear crisis erupted at the Fukushima Daiichi … Continue reading

January 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

“#tomosuzu sez…” – FCCJ event with Tomohiko Suzuki

Archive of updates by Daniel Fath made via Twitter while attending the FCCJ luncheon with Tomohiko Suzuki, journalist and former Fukushima Daiichi temporary worker, on Thursday 15th December, 2011. Event … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · 1 Comment

Mystery Man at Fukushima Dai-ichi

  The curious minds of Twitter have been piqued recently by this clip of a worker at Fukushima Dai-ichi apparently holding an eccentric pose at the camera for twenty minutes … Continue reading

September 4, 2011 · 2 Comments

Fukushima Dai-ichi worst case measures (UK gov, Guardian FOIA request)

The Guardian has published documents today showing worst-case scenario calculations and safety measures for UK citizens in Tokyo following the crisis at Fukushima Dai-ichi (obtained under the Freedom of Information … Continue reading

June 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Radiation near Tokai village one of many untold stories

On Friday 11th March at 2:46 p.m., earthquakes along Japan’s east coast shook the Tōhoku region with unprecedented force triggering a 10 metre tsunami. The nation watched with horror as … Continue reading

March 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

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