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UNSCEAR 2020 Annual Report: Unilateral Assessment that no Health Effects were Seen Resulting from Exposure in the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

By Kataoka Ryohei (CNIC) The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1) released its report, Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure due to the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi...

Ten years on from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident: Japan-South Korea Joint online action launched – “Stop discharging radioactive water into the ocean” and “no more nuclear power generation”

By Hideyuki Ban, CNIC Co-Director Ten years have passed since the severe accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Station (FDNPS). To mark this occasion, South Korean anti-nuclear organizations called on their Japanese counterparts...

Group Intro: ‘Children’s Lawsuit Against Radiation Exposure’

By Konno Sumio, Representative Plaintiff A trial was held from August 2014 in which about 200 plaintiffs—parents and children from Fukushima—filed suit in Fukushima District Court calling to account the governments of Japan, Fukushima...

CNIC Statement: The national government should withdraw its appeal on the Ohi NPP ruling and accept the Osaka District Court’s decision

21 December 2020 On December 4, 2020, the Osaka District Court revoked the central government’s approval for the safety measures of Kansai Electric Power Company’s Ohi NPP No. 3 and No. 4 reactors. This...