Category: Fukushima Daiichi Evacuees

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: With no decontamination, evacuation orders in radioactive areas of Fukushima should not be lifted

CNIC Statement 22 June, 2020 The Asahi newspaper reported on June 3 that the Ministry of Economics, Trade and Industry, the Environment Ministry and the Reconstruction Agency are investigating ways that evacuation orders, which...

Who’s Who: Ito Nobuyoshi — a “measuring fanatic,” residing in Iitate, Fukushima, a village severely affected by the 2011 nuclear disaster

By Suzuki Yuzuru (Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo; Director of the Takagi Fund for Citizen Science) “Did I do something wrong?” Ito Nobuyoshi often says. It is an expression of anger as...