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!

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

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 38th National Action day of Environmental pollution victims  negotiation with TEPCO/Japanese government 6th of June, 2013

(Editor’s note: The Young Fukushima farmer made a brave speech in front of the Government and Tepco.  I am so glad to hear the voice of very sincere Fukushima farmer and to know that he is not the only one who feels the same as he does.)
(Typescript by Mia) 
I am still engaged in agriculture full time in Fukushima.  I live in Sukagawa in Fukushima prefecture.  Last year, cesium exceeding 100Bq was detected in the brown rice produced there.  First case nationwide.  As a result decontamination of the rice fields started.  
But please keep this in mind.  I hope you heard me.  I am not talking about the radiation readings in the air!
In my district, farmers were also mobilized to do the decontamination work in the rice fields.  I hope you heard me, 
I am not talking about the radiation reading in the air.
Day in, day out we are working in the field without knowing the level of soil contamination.
 In my district, farmers were also mobilized to do the decontamination work in the rice fields. Myself included.  
Do you understand the meaning of "de" in the word "decontmination?" We are just tilling deeply and spreading the radiation thinly.
 We are not removing the contamination. 
No wonder that radiation level has not gone down.
We measured the radioactivity in the air.  It has not gone down at all.
We have not removed the contaminated soil.  Of course not!
 The environment has not changed at all two years after the explosions.
The guidelines say we cannot use farm materilas such as coverings that are contaminated. 
But we have no way of measuring the radiation level for those.  So we have to replace them wiwth new ones.
Are you going to do something about this?  Please don't take lightly what we farmers are going through.
We grow food.
We eat safe and clean food ourselves. And we supply them to our consumers.  
But there is no longer the joy in harvesting our produce.
The farm produce from Fukushima is cheaper than that from other areas.
Do you think we can keep our motivation going, knowing that in advance, and expecting the compensation payment for the loss?  How we we keep going?
(Editors note: For farmers to be able to claim the compensation to the government to maintain their livelyhood, they need to produce and sell their food accordingly depending on the level of radiation in their food, and see how much loss they had.)

There is one more thing.  In Fukushima all farm produce must be checked for the cesium level prior to shipping.  The current government limit is 100Bq/kg. The farmers know how many Bq of cesium their produce contains.  We can ship them if the reading is lower than 100.  
 But I would not dare eat them myself.
The consumers assume there is no radiation in the food they buy. 
(Editor’s comment: Prof. Koide at Kyoto Research Reactor Institute commented that it was 0.1Bq/kg for cesium in rice before the Fukushima disaster.  So 100Bq/kg means 1000 times more radioactively contaminated than before.)
What do you say about this?
We Farmers know better.
We feel guilty about growing it and selling it.
We won't eat it ourselves, but we sell it. I want to hear what you think about this.  I would like you to respond to my question.

(Editor's note: I may type up the other farmer's voice as well  if I have some time.)

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