Dear all,

Thank you all for visiting, reading and sharing the news with me on the Fukushima Appeal Blog. I’ve kept it running since February 2012. Unfortunately, I will need some break now to attend to some of my health issues.

I would like to thank this blog and its supporters for giving me an opportunity to become a part of the slowly awakening global community during this very important time of global change. I had zero knowledge of nuclear before the Fukushima disaster, and was and still am a just normal citizen. It’s been hard to see Japan becoming a criminal, immoral and authoritarian country since the Fukushima Disaster. So it’s been a huge awakening and healing process to have a platform to speak out instead of feeling powerless, angry and sad about it. With the new secret law that is going to be introduced in Japan soon, Japanese people will need more help than at any other time in its history from foreign bloggers, doctors and scientists. Please remember Fukushima. I hope that the more difficulties we may encounter, the stronger and connected we will become to fight against injustice and be able to act from our heart space. (Mia)

日本の皆さん、がんばってください。 再稼動反対、子供を守れ! 1mSv/yの約束を守れ!

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Petition: Support Mari Takenouchi and Radiation Protection

日 本の皆様へ、個人的な感情面から、竹ノ内真理さんのことを批判したい方は、すでにそうしたのだから、これからは、その時間とエネルギーをエートス批判に向 けるべきではないでしょうか? そしてボランテイアで、海外に向けて、英語発信する真理さんは、海外の情報源にとって、貴重な存在だと思います。 (Mia)



Urgent Petition: ttp://

National Parents Network to Protect Children from Radiation

I hope that every child in Japan is given comprehensive thyroid blood testing including at the minimum TSH, Free T4, Free T3 and thyroid antibodies. Their thyroid function should be regularly tested on an ongoing basis. “ By Dana Trentini

*latest Fukushima Thyroid examination results released on Nov 12. (Complete English translation) (Source)
National Parents Network to Protect Children from Radiation

*Fuel Removal From Fukushima's Reactor 4 Threatens 'Apocalyptic' Scenario In November, TEPCO set to begin to remove fuel rods whose radiation matches the fallout of 14,000 Hiroshima bombs

*Kashiwazaki Nuclear Plant: Fukushima Governor stands in the way to stop restarting! 柏崎原発:再稼動させないよう立ちはだかる新潟県知事泉田氏

*Statement: Japanese civil society requests that the reports of the United Nations Scientific Committee on Fukushima be revised 日本の64の市民団体が福島事故に関しての国連科学の報告内容を改訂するよう要請 www. tivity/area/worldwide/japanese-civil-society-requests-that-the-reports-of-the-united-nations-scientific-committee-on-fukus/

Anand Grover, Esq., UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, criticizes UNSCEAR report on Fukushima -10/24/2013 (1 of 4)国連「健康に対する権利」の特別報告者のアナンド・グローバー氏: 国連科学の報告を批判 Video - October 24, 2013 (NYC, NY)

*Medical experts criticize UNSCEAR report for playing down consequences of Fukushima nuclear accident ドイツの専門家が国連科学の報告書を、「福島事故の影響を過小評価している」と批判!

*Frightening Report from the UNSCEAR (The United nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation UNSCEAR-国連科学委員会による、恐るべき報告

*Heavily Criticized Recent WHO Report on Health Risk Assessment from the Fukushima Disaster 厳しく批判された最近の福島事故による健康被害についてのWHO報告

*UN Report – Japanese Delegation to The UN Spreads Lies and Deception! 国連報告書2013年4月  国連への日本政府代表団のうそとごまかし! 抗議締め切り517日!

*まとめ:国連報告書2013年4月  国連への日本政府代表団のうそとごまかし! 抗議締め切り517

*A letter to all young athletes who dream of coming to Tokyo in 2020 東京オリンピックを目指している若い選手の方々へ Some Facts You Should Know About Fukushima 0.086Bq/kg was normal amount of ionizing radiation in fish before the Fukushima accident. Now it is 100Bq/kg 1160times more radioactive.

Fukushima Petitions ☢ Please Sign and Share! Japan needs Worldwide Help NOW! Stop Fukushima Radiation – UN Action Needed

Mobilize the U.N. Security Council to declare Fukushima a global emergency;

*Tokyo radiation is worse than Gomel - Mika Noro’s speech on the impact of radiation in Japan

*Police arrest animal rescuers inside Fukushima evacuation zone — “They cannot be contacted and are being charged with crimes”

Resistance posted by Ian Thomas Ash, a director of Fukushima Documantary Film "A2-B-C"

As one does not train with weight that is too light,….. And as I write this, I realize something for the first time: the more I embrace the resistance, the more I am becoming it.


(Japanese translation)

*Fukushima Farmers negotiate with Japanese Government/Tepco 福島農家の若者、政府と東電に対して勇気ある発言 The current government limit is 100Bq/kg... 0.1Bq/kg for cesium in rice before the Fukushima disaster. … We feel guilty about growing it and selling it...

*Atomic bombs survivors received fair compensation, not so in Fukushima!


The Japanese Gov recognizes radiation related illnesses!

Sunday, 7 July 2013

Women of Fukushima, voice of a movement in Japan

In the thirty-minute documentary film, "Women of Fukushima," three unseen filmmakers tell the story of the ongoing nuclear resistance through six women.
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On Dec. 1, a Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, said that 42 percent of tested people 18 and younger from Fukushima had thyroid cysts so far this fiscal year, up from 36 percent last fiscal year and that a similar 36 percent of children tested in Tokyo had thyroid cysts. It said experts said that radiation could not be the reason.
Many Japanese, however, are dubious about information coming from the media. Fukushima Voice, a blog started a year ago on the topic, questioned why Asahi Shimbun didn’t report details of the studies, such as how many children were tested before and after the disaster, since the study included test results as far back as 2003. Women featured in "Women of Fukushima" go further and say the government has been lying and covering up the severity of the radiation the whole time.
“The Japanese have been lied to,” says Setsuko Kida, in the trailer for the film.
Aki Hashimoto, the film’s website details, stayed in Fukushima with her family for a year because they were “not in a state to move,” and because of her son-in-law’s work. But now, it says, she hopes her granddaughter was not affected by radiation.
Kazue Morizono details in the first few minutes of the film, and the trailer, her immediate illnesses after the Daiichi plant meltdown. “I had all these different symptoms: terrible diarrhea, skin spots, vomiting, joint pain and canker sores in my mouth.”

Yukiko Takahashi connected with activists on Twitter after her parents fled from a city 25 miles from the plant to a city 50 miles away, only to find out radiation levels were higher there due to winds and rain, the film’s website recounts. It says, “The government and media withheld information about radiation levels to prevent panic.”

Setsuko Kida stayed mostly indoors until early 2012, but became extremely extraverted about her concerns of radioactivity in the prefecture, once speaking for three hours into a microphone in front of a train station, Co-Director Jeffrey Jousan said, next to Kida, Skyping from Japan.
On the other side of that Skype chat was a small white room full of some fifty people in Chinatown, New York City. A group of New York-based Japanese antinuclear activists screened the film, which Kida said had been difficult to screen in Japan.
Translating for Kida, Jousan said, “She says Japan is even worse than places like China and Korea. They’re just controlling information. Many places where she’s tried to get the movie shown, she’s been refused.”
Nevertheless, the film’s been screened at seven or eight places in Japan so far (at temples, universities and events) as well as in Taiwan, Australia, London and Norway, Jousan said. The Japanese version of the film is on Vimeo but hasn’t gone viral, and it’s up for two-dollar rent with English or French subtitles.
"Women of Fukushima" is about themes that the women in the film felt have been ignored by mainstream Japanese media: the true severity of radiation and the every day and weekly antinuclear and anti-radiation protests. The Chinatown screening served as an update of how far that movement has come.
The women in the film are part of that protest movement, which has ensued and grown since soon after the March, 2011 events. In September, 2011, six months in, a press release said protests related to nuclear power “recently became a daily fact of life in Japan.”

Yuko Tonohira, an antinuclear activist who co-hosted the screening in Chinatown, said the first large-scale
protest was in April, 2011 both in the United States and in Koenki, Tokyo, where 15,000 people took part. (The Japan Times put it even higher at the time, at 17,500). In September of that year a sit-in, organized by the Fukushima 100, a group of women from Fukushima, commenced outside the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry demanding, as Time called it in a title, "better protection for children exposed to radiation," and an end to nuclear power in Japan.

n November, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper said that Fukushima began a life-long project of thyroid testing for 360,000 people who were 18 and younger during Three-Eleven.
Between Kida and Jousan, it was said that children’s thyroid abnormalities in Japan have not been allowed to be shown on Youtube; it was said out of 360,000 children in Fukushima, only 80,000 have been tested for radiation so far; it was said more than 50 percent had abnormalities and two have thyroid cancer, which, the government said was not related.
Kida said the topic of thyroid cysts is a sensitive one in Japan, that people are trying to make it like a norm.

“Even if you’re pro-nuke or anti-nuke,” Jousan translated for Kida, “you need to be anti-radiation exposure.”

Setsuko Kida and Jeffrey Jousan on Skype,Documentary film"Women of Fukushima"Screening in NY.
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