Update: Fukushima Diary Entry

Japanese Attorney: Information is being concealed — “5 people died of acute leukemia last year” in Sōma, 45km north of Fukushima Daiichi

January 14, 2013

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January 11, 2013 tweet quoting lawyer Toshio Yanagihara with translation by Fukushima Diary:

[…] The recent situation in Soma city*..a child had acute leukemia, a man in 30s died, 5 people died of acute leukemia last year. This kind of information is concealed

*As of 2011, the city has an estimated population of 36,891 […] Sōma is about 45 kilometres (28 miles) north of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant –Wikipedia

Title: Japanese testify on radiation hazards at Human Rights Council in Geneva
Source: World Network For Saving Children From Radiation
Date: Nov 16, 2012

[…] In his turn lawyer Toshio Yanagihara spoke about the “Fukushima Collective Evacuation Trial.” Through this class action suit on behalf of 14 children, the plaintiffs hope to force the authorities to recognize the legal right of hundreds of thousands of children to be evacuated from the contaminated areas. The fact that children are obliged to eat contaminated food and breathe radioactive air is a violation of the rights of the child. The press is gagged or gives false information provided by the government, which is a violation of the right to freedom of expression and information. […]

See also: “Complete Information Control”: Japan newspapers receive much frightening info that’s covered up — Some evacuees died from acute symptoms yet not reported — Journalists scared

Published: January 13th, 2013 at 10:04 am ET
By ENENews

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