2019 Parliamentary public meeting with 3 Fukushima mothers: photos

REMEMBER FUKUSHIMA

NB links to videos and slides will be added to this post when they become available.

Many thanks to all who attended and helped to make it such a great evening. With enormous gratitude for Caroline Lucas MP hosting and chairing the meeting:

Version 2Caroline Lucas MP, Green Party, for Brighton Pavillion (centre)

Version 2 L to R: Asami Yokota, Fukushima resident mother; Kaori (interpreting); Akiko Morimatsu, Fukushima evacuee mother; Caroline Lucas MP, Green Party, Host and Chair; Dr Ian Fairlie, independant consultant on radioactivity in the environment.

Caroline Lucas’ opening speech included the following statement:

“We must never forget this catastrophe. That is why we are meeting here tonight. We must continue to counter the efforts of the Japanese Government, TEPCO, academics and official bodies to minimise its effects and to ignore the past. This, unbelievably, includes holding some events of the 2020 Olympic Games in contaminated parts of Tokyo and Fukushima…

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