Fukushima’s survivors tell their stories of surviving hell

When the former prime minister of Japan Naoto Kan visited Wales to deliver stark warnings over Britfukushimaain’s continued commitment to nuclear energy, it was with reference to Anglesey’s bitterly-disputed Wylfa nuclear power facility.

But working with CND Cymru’s Brian Jones, I found out that survivors of the Fukushima disaster in 2011 had been party to similar tales from their politicians as the Welsh – that it’s safe, clean and affordable.

These same survivors tell terrifying stories about their lives since the crisis – they are desolate, unable to return home – and they have noticed developmental issues with the children who were in the area.

Read my piece on WalesOnline here.


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