Sunday, August 28, 2011

Fukushima nuclear power protesters urge end

Sunday, August 28, 2011

An estimated 1,700 people gathered region, home to a nuclear power plant crippled Japan's Fukushima in the capital, on Sunday, demanding an end to nuclear energy, local media reported.

"To create all nuclear power plants!" "ab" and "give you radiation-free Fukushima back to us," cried the demonstrators as they in Fukushima city, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) of nuclear plants were marching.

The rally, along with residents was evacuated from areas outside the Fukushima Daiichi plant of Japan Congress against Atomic and hydrogen bombs in the context of its long-standing campaign against nuclear weapons organized.

It was the first time that the leading Atom organization staged a rally in Fukushima anniversaries of World War II atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 to observe and 9, 1945.

"We have tilted up on the abolition of nuclear weapons while being weak in our campaign against nuclear power plants", said Koichi Kawano, Nagasaki atomic bomb survivor of organization group, leads the rally.

"Let it not more nuclear plant accidents are."

A 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated Fukushima plant on 11 March, what to radioactive leaks.

Hiromasa Yoshida, 45-year-old teacher 20 km outside of the plant evacuated from the town of Namie in an No. go zone, said the rally: "We are the last victims of any nuclear plant accident."

"Now is the time move way from nuclear power generation."

The organisation is to hold similar rallies in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the run-up to the 66th anniversaries of the bombings.

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