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Fukushima Declaration of Human Rights

Information in English from Citizens' Nuclear Information Center

Nuke Info Tokyo No. 164
(Jan./Feb. 2015)



Children’s Lives after the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

Samcheok, South Korea, holds “genuine” local referendum on new NPP
    By TAKANO Satoshi, Asia Citizen Network for Peace, S Korea

Residents of Fukushima’s Iitate Village file petition for nuclear damage compensation to restore home village

CNIC Public Comment on the Draft Report for the New Regulatory Requirements Screening for the Kansai Electric Power Company’s Takahama Nuclear Power Plant

Report: Gathering with Mr. Kumar Sundaram to learn about the status quo of the nuclear power industry in India

Who's who: Rika Mashiko, "Fukushima evacuees’ rights at risk"

News Watch
 -Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 Pool Fuel Removal Completed
 -Approval under New Regulatory Requirements Sought for Ohma NPP
 -Nuclear Regulation Authority has “No Specially Designated Secrets”
 -Westinghouse Concludes Long-term Contract with EDF for Fuel Orders
 -“New” Japan Atomic Energy Commission Inaugurated

Nuclear Power Station decommissioning
 Schedule-first policy placing excessive burdens on workers
 TEPCO has responsibility to protect workers’ health and jobs.
(NIT 163 Nov./Dec. 2014)

Radiation Exposure Data for Nuclear Power Plant Workers (Fiscal Year 2013)
(NIT 163 Nov./Dec. 2014)

●Status quo of exposed workers in Fukushima and Japan's first unified
spring labor offensive for nuclear workers
by Nasubi(Radiation-exposed Workers' Solidarity network)
(NIT 160,May/June 2014)

Radiation Exposure Data for Nuclear Power Plant Workers(Fiscal Year 2012)
(NIT 158,Jan./Feb.2014)

Efforts to settle the nuclear accident in Fukushima continue to hit snags
(NIT 156,Sep./Oct,2013)

Problems emerge in operations to bring the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
accident to an end,and in decontamination operations
(NIT 153,March/April,2013)

Group Introduction
Radiation-exposed Workers' Solidarity Network
Protecting the safety and lives of radiation-exposed workers, who are coerced into
 trading their health for payments
(NIT 152,Jan./Feb.,2013)

Clean-up operation at the nuclear accident site at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear
Power Station (NIT 149,July/Aug.2012)

Labor Standards Inspection Office in Yokohama recognizes death of Fukushima nuclear
worker as eligible for compensation (NIT 148,May/June 2012)

Group Introduction
Japan Occupational Safety and Health Resource Center (JOSHRC)
by Iida Katsuyasu (NIT 148,May/June 2012)

15th No Nukes Asia Forum in South Korea
“No Nukes”: Residents speak out in Samcheok and Yeongdeok, proposed sites for
new nuclear power plants (NIT 148,May/June 2012)

Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
Workers engaged in operations in highly irradiated areas
Details of implemented work and measures to reduce worker exposure to radiation
remain undisclosed (NIT 146, Jan./Feb.2012)
Fig 1: Leaking desalination units (Photo by TEPCO)

Anti-Nuke Who's Who
Seiichi Nakate: Spokesman for Fukushima Network for Saving Children from Radiation

Fukushima Nuclear Power Station:
Radioactive contamination spreading daily
Concerns about damage to health due to radiation exposure(NIT 145, Nov./Dec. 2011)

Difficult clean-up operations at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
(NIT 144, Sep./Oct. 2011)

Lax radiation dose calculations continue at Fukushima Nuclear Power Station
(NIT 143, July/Aug. 2011)

Epidemiological Study of Workers at Nuclear Power Generating Facilities:
4th Period FY2005 to FY2009 (NIT 141, March/April 2011)


Friend of Earth Japan
Nuclear and Energy Program

Health Management Policies Following the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident
13 Issues regarding the Ministry of Environment Expert Committee’s Interim Report
Taking into Consideration the Critical Conditions of Thyroid Cancer and Based on Research of Radiation Effects,
The Government’s Policy Should be Expeditiously Revised
January 13, 2015

50 NGOs in Japan released a declaration to protest the CSC which protects the nuclear power industry
December 6, 2014

Urgent Appeal: We deeply regret that Kagoshima Prefecture “approved” the restart of the Sendai Nuclear Power Plant despite 31 dissenting petitions from local residents
7 November 2014

Joint Statement Protesting Nuclear Regulatory Authority’s Draft Approval of
Sendai Nuclear Power Plant’s Conformation to New Nuclear Regulatory Standards
16 July 2014
Issued by:
The Nuclear Regulation Authority Citizen Watchdog Group
and 7 other organizations

Statement by FoE Japan
We Protest Against the Basic Energy Plan That Ignores Public Opinion
February 25, 2014

No Nukes Asia Forum
Introduction of No Nukes Asia Forum


Declaration To protest The Japanese Diet’s over-hasty approval of the “Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage” (CSC), which heavily protects the nuclear power industry and encourages nuclear exports

● 2014.8 Scrap the Japan-India Nuclear Agreement : an international appeal to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi

● 2013.11 Urgent international petition calling for immediate action on the uncontrolled radioactive discharges at Tepco’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

● 2013.5 Request for a Halt to Negotiations towards a Japan-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement To Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

● 2012.11 Declaration against negotiations on Japan-India nuclear power cooperation agreement

● 2012.10 Koodankulam Solidarity Protest in Osaka, Japan

● 2012.9 A Nuclear-Free Future is Our Common Dream: Letter from the Japanese Activists Deported from India

● 2012.9 Statement of Solidarity With the people of Koodankulam in their historic struggle

● 2012.6 Demonstration against Japanese nuclear power plant restart

● 2012.5 A Protest Declaration against the oppression of the people protesting against the nuclear power plant in Kudankulam, India.

● 2012.4 No Nukes Asian Forum 2012

● 2011.10 【Viet-Namese】 The accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant

● 2011.09 A message to the people opposing the Koodankulam nuclear power plant

● 2011.08 NNAF 2011 Report of participants,Joint Declaration

● 2011.08 NNAF 2011 Sharing experiences of the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant
● 2011.07 No Nukes Asian Forum 2011