CNN: Japanese say gov’t “will simply flat out lie” about Fukushima — Adviser to Prime Minister Kan: People can not trust gov’t (VIDEO)

Published: May 31st, 2012 at 4:01 pm ET
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Kept in the Dark
CNN International
May 25, 2012

Grief is turning to anger in Japan.

Japanese people feel they’ve been kept in the dark about the extent of the damage.

And can no longer trust their government.

If you talk to people here they’ll tell you… the government will withhold information or the government will simply flat out lie.

[...]

Now I spoke with a nuclear engineer, a man who was inside the Prime Minister’s office, a special adviser to the Prime Minister in those early days right after the triple meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant.

And he says government failed the people back then and is continuing to fail the people today.

Hiroshi Tasaka: “[...] People can not trust government.”

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