Protestors Fired by Former PM Stance

Saturday, October 5, 2013

A protester at the ongoing anti-nuke demonstration near the Cabinet office in Tokyo, on Friday, holds a banner saying, "Mr. Abe, the future is zero-nuclear power plants."
The banner shows the photo of former Prime Minister
Junichiro Koizuki who unexpectedly denounced nuclear power, thus giving further momentum to the anti-nuke protestors.

Greenpeace Criticizes Japan's ``Rushed Approval`` of Oi Nuclear Reactor

Monday, May 14, 2012

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Greenpeace Japan today criticized the Oi local council's decision to restart the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture, and called on the Japanese government to offer "safe alternatives" instead.

Greenpeace Campaign Manager Wakao Hanaoka said in a statement, "The Oi local council's decision to allow the rushed restart of the Oi nuclear power plant ignores the voice of its people, goes against expert advice, and shows that industry interests are still being favo...

Japanese Activists Continue Chain Hunger Strike at ``NO NUKE Tent``

Friday, April 27, 2012

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) A group of Japanese anti-nuclear activists pledged today to continue their chain hunger strike aimed at pressuring their government to quit its plan to restart nuclear reactors.

At a news conference held in the open air at their No-Nuke tent on the side walk facing Japan's Ministry of Industry building in Tokyo, the protestors said they want people in and outside Japan to know about their movement against nuclear power.

"Anyone can join our hunger strike for as l...