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50 NGOs in Japan released a declaration to protest the CSC which protects the nuclear power industry

50 non-governmental organizations in Japan released a declaration to protest the“Convention on Supplementary C
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Prosecutor dismissed a case against former executives of TEPCO again

The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office dismissed a case against three former senior executives of Tokyo
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Citizens filed a second criminal complaint against a former nuclear safety official and eight others

A group of citizens, including some from Fukushima Prefecture, on Tuesday filed a second criminal complaint ag
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Mother’s group compiled a booklet on radiation issues in Minami-Soma

  Mothers living near the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant have compiled a booklet offering basic k
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Anti-nuke group asking opposition parties to show a road map to nuclear free world

Antinuclear plant protesters meeting every Friday in front of the prime minister’s official residence re
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[Asahi Newspaper] British scientist criticized UN report as “not qualified to be called scientific”

A British scientist who studied the health effects of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster panned a United Nations repo
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Former WHO Advisor criticized the report by UNSCARE on Fukushima

  Former WHO advisor for Radiation and Public Health criticized that the report by the United Nations Sci
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Gov’s basic energy plan ignores people’s voice against nuclear energy

The government’s compilation of its basic energy plan ignored an overwhelming call from the public to move awa
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Minamata victims protest against the restart of Sendai Nuclear plant

MINAMATA, Kumamoto Prefecture–Minamata disease victims and supporters have joined the protest against th
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Sendai nuclear plant get permission despite of citizen’s protest

Kagoshima Gov. Yuichiro Ito gave his consent on Nov. 7 to restarting the Sendai Nuclear Power Plant in the Kag
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[Survey] 27% of voters in Fukushima want immediate abolition of nuclear power

Twenty-seven percent of voters in Fukushima Prefecture, home to the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, wa
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Ex-PMs appealed anti-nuclear at a rock festival

Two former prime ministers, Koizumi and Hosokawa who have become antinuclear campaigners in the wake of the 20
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16,000 people joined anti-nuclear rally to protest the restart of nuclear plant

About 16,000 people took part in an anti-nuclear rally at Kameido Central Park in Tokyo’s Koto Ward on S
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Anti-nuclear citizens marked third anniversary of establishment of protest tents

An anti-nuclear citizens group held a rally Sept. 11 to mark the third anniversary of the establishment of pro
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Taiwan seal off nucelar power plant under construction

Taiwan’s government said it would seal off a nuclear power plant under construction that has been criticized b
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Independent judical panel said TEPCO exectives should be indicted over the Fukushima disaster

Rejecting a decision by prosecutors, an independent judicial panel of citizens said July 31 that three former
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[Study by Asahi newspaper] 60% opposed to restart Sendai nuclear power plant

Nearly 60 percent of citizens are opposed to the planned restart of reactors at the Sendai nuclear power plant
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Anti-nuclear groups warn the restart of Sendai nuclear plant

The Sendai nuclear plant in Kyushu may have cleared a major hurdle toward its restart on Wednesday, but anti-n
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Recent victory in Fukui district court gives hope to other antinuclear lawsuits

Japanese plaintiffs suing to block nuclear power plants from resuming operation hope a recent victory in the F
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Hakodate mayor arugued the suspention of nuclear plant construction in the first hearing

In the first hearing of a lawsuit filed by the Hokkaido city of Hakodate against the government to halt the co
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Supporters are being sought to sit in the court proceedings for the “Supporo Lawsuit”

Supporters are being sought to sit in on court proceedings for the “Sapporo lawsuit” brought again
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Utilities rejected shareholders’ proposals to close down nuclear power plants

All nine electric power companies that operate nuclear plants rejected shareholders’ proposals to close down t
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The owner of Oi nuclear palnt appealed ruling against the restart of reactors

Kansai Electric Power Co., the owner of Oi nuclear power plant, has appealed a district court ruling against t
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Gov’t reiterated the promotion of nuclear policy after the ruling of Oi nuclear power plant

  The government reiterated that it will continue to promote the restart of the country’s nuclear p
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[Mainichi Newspaper] Voices after the ruling regarding the restart of Oi nuclear power plant

  The Fukui District Court’s decision that ruled against restarting the No. 3 and No. 4 reactors at
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Court ruled not to allow the restart of reactors at Oi nuclear plant

The Fukui District Court ruled on May 21st that it will not allow the restart of two reactors at Kansai Electr
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Osaka High court turned down a lawsuit seeking to suspend Oi nuclear power plant

The Osaka High Court turned down a lawsuit seeking to suspend the planned resumption of two reactors at the Oi
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Former prime ministers established new organization to promote renewable energy

Former prime ministers Junichiro Koizumi and Morihiro Hosokawa established a new entity to promote renewable e
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100th anti-nuclear rally held near PM office

Activists who have been rallying against nuclear power generation near the prime minister’s office and t
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Taiwan suspended the constructio of nuclear power plant

Taiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah announced on April 28th the suspension of construction of the controversial fourt
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Former prime ministers establish anti-nuclear forum in May

Former prime ministers Junichiro Koizumi and Morihiro Hosokawa will establish an antinuclear power forum in Ma
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Foreign activities protest Japan’s policy of exporting nuclear tech

Foreign activists urged Tokyo on Feb 20th to give up Japan’s policy of exporting nuclear technology as t
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NGOs protest Gov’s risk communication measures on radiation exposure

On Feb 18th, 11 ministries in the government including Reconstruction Agency had released a package of state m
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1,400 people files lawsuit against nuclear plant makers

1,400 people filed a group action lawsuit Jan. 30 against the manufacturers of the reactors at the Fukushima N
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Anti-nuclear lawmakers urged the goverment to revise the draft of energy policy

A bipartisan group of antinuclear lawmakers on Wednesday urged the government to revise its draft energy polic
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Half of LDP members call for an end to nuclear power

Roughly 50 lawmakers of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, or more than 10 percent of the party’s memb
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One-third of local assemblies call for the abolition of nuclear power plant

According to a study by Asahi newspaper, nearly one-third of the nation’s local assemblies, including those at
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Taxi campany near Monju refuse to prive a car to anti-nuclear polititian

An employee of a taxi company refused to provide a car to anti-nuclear polititian because of his policy. Accor
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Fukushima evacuees little meaning for Tokyo gubernatorial race for anti-nuclear movement

Japan’s nuclear power policy has come under the spotlight following former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosok
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Ex-PM Hosokawa wants to make Tokyo as a model for saving energy

Former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa, who is set to run in the Feb. 9 Tokyo gubernatorial race, has said th
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Japanese anti-nuclear groups urge Tiwan to join reacor makers lawsuits

Two Japanese anti-nuclear groups urged Taiwanese on Jan 7th to join their international campaign seeking to ab
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More than 800 joined a lawsuit demanding the shut down of Oi nuclear power plant

More than 800 people joined a lawsuit on Dec 3rd filed last year by 1,100 plaintiffs from 17 prefectures deman
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Former PM Koizumi annoying LDP as calling to abandon nucler power immediately

Sudden anti-nuclear appeal by former PM Koizumi is creating a stir; the ruling party is getting increasingly a
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Office workers also joined anti-nuclear ralley

Anti-nuclear protesters, many wearing business suits, marched through Tokyo’s Shinbashi district, passing the
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Thousands of people attended anti-nclear rally in Tokyo

Tens of thousands of people participated a rally against nuclear power on Oct 13th in what appeared to be the
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High level of radiation found at possible Olympic site in Tokyo

A citizens group measured high radiation levels at possible venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but the metrop
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Changed the route of No nuke rally in Tokyo to young people’s area

With an eye to getting their message out to young people, demonstrators calling for a departure from nuclear p
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Tokyo march against restart of any nuclear power plant

An estimated 8,000 people took to the streets on Sep 15th in Tokyo to protest against the restart of any nucle
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Ex-PM Kan says in Taiwan nuclear power is not safe

Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Sep 12th in Taiwan that he has learned through bitter experie
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Fukushima survivors showed anger and disappointment about no prosecution to officials

On Sep 9th, victims of Fukushima nuclear accident expressed disappointment and anger at the announcement that
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TEPCO filed a criminal complaint over water leakage

Three people on Sep 3rd filed a criminal complaint against TEPCO and 32 of its current and former executives w
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9 Utilities rejected proposal to phase out submitted by shareholders

Proposals to phase out nuclear power were rejected at general shareholders’ meetings held at nine of 10
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“Fukushima solidarity appeal” released after Onboard Conference

Peace boat held Onboard Conference for a Nuclear Power Free World between France to Stockholm, Sweden. After t
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Peace Boat Onboard Conference for a Nuclear Power Free World

The Peace Boat Onboard Conference for a Nuclear Power Free World has begun on May 12th onboard Peace Boat&#821
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The demand to evacuate children was rejected

The lawsuit to request evacuation for children living in Fukushima prefecture was rejected by the Sendai High
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The request from local people to stop Oi nuclear power plant was rejected

The Osaka District Court on April 16th, 2013  rejected a suit seeking to suspend the operation of two reactors
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The lawsuit from 14 Fukushima children is expected to rule soon

A Japanese appeals court is expected to rule soon on this unusual lawsuit, filed on behalf of the children by
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One year anniversary of Friday protest in front of the prim minister’s office

The Friday night protest marked one year anniversary on March 30, 2013. The first of the Friday protests outsi
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Weekly anti-nuclear protest is still going on every Friday

Even though Prime Minister Abe showed his eagerness to restart the nuclear power plants, citizens are trying t
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Nuclear Free Now (Dec 15-16, 2012 in Tokyo & Fukushima)

The TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident of 2011 has shown us all the reality that nuclear pow
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