“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: August 16th, 2012 at 2:18 pm ET


Translated by Dissensus Japan:

According to the news received yesterday, 6 evacuees out of 10 from a certain area of Namiecho who relocated themselves in Yonezawa died of acute symptoms (it was said leukemia), and that horrified the remaining evacuees. They presented this fact to the administration and medias, however, the media didn’t report it at all. They said they are scared of the government.

Extracted from Mailing List of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster complainant. This document represents the actual situation of Fukushima. Majority are aware of the ongoing crisis. Complete information control is being carried out. My little brother is a local journalist of Fukushima, and he told me the government keeps a tight lid on information and it frightens him.

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Published: August 16th, 2012 at 2:18 pm ET


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

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    It's the info age, everyone can search info. Old-style media isn't relevant, it's passé, just ignore it.

    • arclight arclight

      hi the big picture

      the alternative media has the Ogilvy and Mahers of this world beat hands down and we are only just getting started.. a good example of blogger ingenuity here

      How much?

      Published on Aug 17, 2012 by aristoman007
      "..I am back.."


      and a cool title too!
      hes asking people to ask questions about his life with his family in japan, 100 km from Daichi..

      and nearer to home
      the alternative media is spreading everywhere

      Radiation Fukushima Report, Aug. 17, 2012 am

      Published on Aug 17, 2012 by pinksapphiret
      Radiation Fukushima Report, Aug. 17, 2012


      and even david icke and alex jones are calling for unified action regardless of beliefs

      Published on Aug 14, 2012 by TheTruthandjustice96


      and they are just the tip of the iceberg!
      i luv godlike too. 😉
      you gotta luv the net!


    As usual we ate the lies. They call it the information age but it is actually the disinformation age. And the sheeple just eat it up with a spoon because they have been conditioned since birth to drink the kool-aid being served by the govcorps that now rule and control the world.


      Short and sweet ROTHSCHILD. I really liked the "…it is actually the disinformation age."

      I recently installed an over-the-air HDTV antenna system, to watch MSM news broadcast. I haven't bothered watching any TV/CABLE broadcast for many years and wanted to see what the propagandist have been up to over the last decade. I'm amazed the deterioration of news since 911. Not surprisingly, it's degenerated into an obvious Orwellian trough. I can only imagine it has been this bad in Japan for many-many decades.

      Doubtless you're aware, a policy of strict opinion making was imposed on post-war Japan, by the 'victorious' U.S. military. It's not surprising that so many in Japan are easily intimidated and fearful of getting out of line. We're simply witnessing the result of a society that's endured extreme socioeconomic control over its citizenry…

  • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

    Thats a bit harsh i think TBP. Many people hardly know their way around the new tech unless somebody shows them , for example old people , or poor people (have-not).
    Let alone they find their way to alternative news, let alone the good one's that try gathering/sharing facts (thank you enenews and all the others ). And all that swimming against the stream made out of the herd they are born in.

    • Maggie123

      Thoughtful comment, we need to remember those without access. Thank you. By phone and in conversation it's good to share what we glean by internet and alternative news access. Some are receptive only to small remarks about "trends", others – I find – can take on most of the detail and are grateful to be kept informed. But even the small remarks about trends, that don't "push", are helpful in stirring wakefulness in more people.

      • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

        I agree on every point Maggie . Except maybe the phone…sometimes they "click" during conversations … 😉

        • Maggie123

          Actually, I only use the phone to share info with a couple of friends with no computers but who are very interested. You're right, no point in risking "no further contact" in connections. I do speak to people face to face to whom I may offer only one or two sentences. I can usually tell by their response that it's news they don't want to hear, and if I want to keep communications open, had best not say more. Another person I only say small amounts to because she's generally "on board" but has other personal family needs – it just feels like she doesn't need more to think about right now.

          • 6feetunder 6feetunder

            I have done some organized info/deprograming of ppl.
            It is an experience to say the least. The process of that has changed me in ways.It is a battle of good and evil.
            Woody Harrelson just did a Documentary on disinfo and he explores Edward Bernays as well as other subjects.


            There is a time to not hold back. We are living in that time.
            Be strong.

            • andagi andagi

              Dear 6feetunder,
              +100! Go ENENews!

            • andagi andagi

              "… If we are to make important decisions about the future of our society (the world!), the single most important thing we need is the truth."

              What a challenge these days! Thank you ENENews!


    • moonshellblue moonshellblue

      I thought Arnie or some other expert said that only 4 percent of the population knows that we foot the bill for Nuclear and they pocket all the profits it was on the most recent interview, a podcast. Perhaps I'm mistake and will try to find the Mp3 or video.

      • Maggie123

        I wonder but wouldn't be surprised that the percent is very small. I'm among many who weren't giving nuclear much thought until Fukushima came up. It's very much an "out of sight, out of mind" for nearly everyone except those living or working in the industry, and msm no longer has cadres of investigative reporters combing the political/economic landscape looking for research projects. We also know mega-media is owned by so very few. I wonder – is this the case in Japan too?

        • Michele

          Hi Maggie,

          Contaminated seafood, dairy products and now fruit is being exported to other countries even though it is contaminated. Americans still go to Red Lobster and spend a small fortune for seafood without a thought of where it came from; the Gulf or Japan. Try telling someone to be aware of the food and most do not understand that it has been impacted. "Japan is half a world away", "the ocean water dilutes the radiation", "the FDA monitors our food for safety". The world community is still being lied to and used till its last wheezing breath because greed has blinded those in power and they no longer can see or have compassion for humanity or the living creature who are dispensable.

    • aigeezer aigeezer

      "old people", DID?

      Clearly you meant well, but that one sticks in my craw as a longtime card-carrying senior citizen. I'll email my 90-something-year-old father-in-law about it too. He's been on the Net since Compuserve, AOL and Mosaic were high tech.

      On the other hand, John McCain had no idea how to use his cell phone during the '08 election cycle – aides would hand it to him pre-dialed so all he had to do was talk.

      It's not an age thing. Beware of stereotypes.

      Hehe, at age 56, Bill Gates is old enough to have a teenage grandchild (not that he does). Age is no excuse for (tech) illiteracy, innumeracy, or illogicality. Neither is youth. Harumph! Danged whippersnappers! 😉

      • andagi andagi

        Dear Aigeezer,
        'Harumph!' -jus luv that 🙂
        it's 'Aloha Friday'… forgive me.

      • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

        Oh well , there's always a few grumpy exceptions sticking out of the stereotypes like a sore thumb complaining and bragging and all. kidding/LOL

        But that does not chance the statisticals about the group as a whole i think so… 🙂

        • aigeezer aigeezer

          I know what you mean DID, but I think there's a risk in thinking of "old" as pre-new-media. How about this approach?…


          • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

            Sorry aigeezer , i really don't see what the problem is with the way i worded it . I did not explicit say "all old people" so exceptions are logically present in reality. But fact is there are many pc-classes organized for "pre-new-tech people" that starts from scratch (this is a keyboard, we call it a keyboard).
            And it was needed because otherwise they where left behind to become the new kind of illiterate people of the 21 century. So, "mature wisdom gatherers" and "a "litle less gifted people material wise" are the 2 groups that first came to my mind to point out that there are still vast parts of society that can not be expected to be hidden-info-digging e-nauts. And i don't think it is oke to act like they don't exist or matter.
            Thats all . But i have no clue about what "risk" you are talking about sorry.

            I can't figure out what you ment with that link either , but i noticed the fascist war on medijuana was not included tsk tsk 🙁 .

            Peace .

            • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

              When the system collapses , we will all be poor !

            • aigeezer aigeezer

              Hi, DID. I'm very twitchy about labeling groups of people, having watched various arbitrary groups get demonized here (not by you) as being responsible for the Fukushima disaster or indeed all the ills of humankind. I should squawk whenever it happens, but that would be a full-time job.

              The group of people you want to help is the group of people who do not know their way around the new tech. Some are old (John McCain comes to mind). Some are middle-aged (Dubya comes to mind). Some are young (the people who come to mind are not household names).

              My link example was intended to show that the category "old" is a moving target. I hoped to reinforce my position that using the category "old" to describe people who don't know their way around new media is obsolete. It would have applied much more strongly 20 years ago, and it will apply hardly at all in another decade when all octogenarians will have spent most of their life surrounded by new media. Some of them of course will be Luddites, but not because of their age.

              I should add that your original comment hit me at a time when I had just read about an ugly elder-bashing political ploy (linked below) – your remark obviously meant no harm, but ascribing attributes to arbitrary groups of people is notoriously risky.


              • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                Hi again Aigeezer , i believe in the dynamics of ying/yang that has as one of its laws ; an extreme chances in its opposite . For example Russian elite predator tsar dynasty got slaughtered and replaced with a communist tyranny. That has mucho problems with neonazis. Of course , the golden midle got cruised over due the sudden release of the tension (energy) the extreme polarisation creates . So , we are talking about knuckeldragging bluntness and overly sensitive political correctness as extremes here. I'm fully aware of many of my personal shortcomings , so i gave what you said some quality time pondering what i missed this time.

                But i must say , i can't find where i was to far away from the golden midle . And neither can i experience what you experienced reading that (quit good socially critical) article. SOooo….to protect my personal integrity i'm gonna stand my ground and have to say that i think you are a bit too much residing on the overly political correctness sensitivity side of the scale according to my standards.

                I hope i have not offended you to irrepairable levels that will hamper the effectiveness of our mutual presence as truthwarriors here, and we can just agree to disagree .

                No Nukes !

  • GlowInTheDark GlowInTheDark

    Let's not forget, people have died of starvation shortly after 311 because no track drivers wanted to go and drop off much needed food and water. I don't blame them because now we know that the initial release of radiation was huge. I think there will be more horror stories that will emerge in the years to come.

    There are some bad a$$ Fukushima officials who play down and hash hash the facts. I read far too many people tweeting about death of their relatives by acute leukemia, both young and old, particularly common with people who carried on eating and living as per normal e.g. fish etc

    • Time Is Short Time Is Short

      Exactly. Once parts of the United States and Canada are declared radiated, who will bring in food and basic supplies? Who will provide any medical care?

      It's going to a long 'road' from here on out.

  • Even The Birds HATE Me Now DisasterInterpretationDissorder

    Long distance transportation of people and stuff, will it be around for long ? .

  • arclight arclight

    looks like the nuclear companies are allowed to cover fukushima though
    from World Nuclear News (dont shoot the messenger! 🙂 )

    Another evacuation order lifted

    15 August 2012 Thousands of Naraha residents can return to homes and businesses during daylight hours

    “…The town lies 13 kilometres to the south of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that suffered a multiple reactor accident and radiation release after the natural disasters of 11 March 2011. The town’s border includes a portion of the Fukushima Daini plant that also saw an emergency situation last year. All of the municipality’s 7200 residents were evacuated by the end of April 2011, but the area did not suffer any serious radioactive contamination…"


    • aigeezer aigeezer

      "the area did not suffer any serious radioactive contamination" so we kept the people away from their homes for another year or so just for the heck of it, and we still want them away from THEIR homes outside daylight hours because, um, you know, just because.

      Their inconsistencies keep tripping them up.

      • arclight arclight

        this allows us to ascertain their general PR gameplan imo

        "..The third category of area is known as 'difficult' to return to because of an ambient dose rate of over 50 millisieverts per year, which is not expected to go below 20 millisieverts per year before March 2016…"

        2016 and the cesium 134 will degrade enough to declare its all clear..
        4 years to go! i think they will fall this time unlike the same strategy used at chernobyl

        the Japan Thyroid Association (or mengle squad) and their evil side kicks the Imperial College London and California University will ensure the samples destroyed and reduced to a little pile of algorithms..
        oncology will be secured, and they will be all rolling in the money..
        happy ever after…
        unless someone combats their lies and obfuscations with TRUTH! 😉

        i luv enenews! and all the posters
        oh and http://nuclear-news.net/ too of course!
        and FD, exskf, fukushima voices, dissensus and all them bloggers out there trying to ensure we dont get chernobyl cover up 2!

        • arclight arclight

          but what will drop first? the cesium 134 or the economy

          Monthly Report of
          Recent Economic and Financial Developments
          July 2012


          some interesting info on import and export and how the economy is booming.. this pdf link was hidden from other Japanese website link(the link showed a 404 error) i traced it going the long way around 🙂
          doesnt show NAFTA as a big sharer in the exports from japan section as did the other import export pdf i came across. but it does show the usa having double the amount than on the other pdf?

          talk about media manipulation.. this is how they do it!

          heres a link to recent import export details

          thought NAFTA would come in handy! 🙁

          • arclight arclight

            oh yeah and note how well the corporations have done throughout except the sacrificial tepco of course..

            now thats a surprise

            as was the bank of japan connection to LIBOR (chart 34)
            dont tell max and stacy or any of that crowd down a t zerohedge..
            wonder if anyone will go to prison for fraud from the bank of japan.. suppose they can print a little more money to pay the fine?

  • arclight arclight

    Disease and death toll from Fukushima radiation needs careful, patient, tracking

    "..The final element needed before conclusions are made is patience; vital statistics must continue to be tracked, and compared with radiation exposures to the Japanese people. One year after the 1986
    nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl, which joins Fukushima as the two worst
    nuclear disasters in history, no examinations of deaths among nearby
    Soviet citizens had been done. In fact, data was suppressed, and the
    standard line from the Soviet government – and for years after – was
    that 31 emergency workers who died putting out the fire at the
    stricken reactor were the only casualties…"

    "…Yahlokov’s team concluded that near Chernobyl, increases in diseases
    and deaths were observed for nearly every human organ system. They
    estimated that 985,000 persons died as a result of Chernobyl exposures
    by 2004 – and that many more were to follow.

    There is no question that even if Fukushima studies proceed and are
    conducted in an objective manner, it will take years before the true
    extent of casualties are known. However, an early estimate of 38,700
    additional unexplained deaths in Japan in just one year must be taken
    seriously, and underline the need for Fukushima health studies to be
    made a top priority, in Japan and in other affected nations…"


  • arclight arclight

    heres the recent exskf article with some added info and links to problems with feugees and difficulties the local groups are having.. the kind of info that doesnt get past the censors on the MSM

    Radioactive Japan: Over 200 Evacuees from Futaba-machi Still Lives in Classrooms, Partitioned with Cardboards!

    "…“..As of August 2012, about 200 elderly residents at Futaba-machi Shelter continue to live in the rooms partitioned with corrugated cardboards in a closed school building, with all their meals in bento (boxed lunch/dinner), 1 year and 4 months since they evacuated there….”

    “..Hardly any hot meals are served any more, except for hot miso soups once a week, we’ve learned….”…."


    • arclight arclight

      and this article goes with this article because the "control" is not just in Japan imo

      Beneath the Bottom of the Barrel

      "..There are no young people doing this, nor even middle-aged people. The Can People are old men and women, stooped, wearing worn-out clothes and fraying shoes as they rattle through my refuse with gnarled, arthritic hands. Some are White, some are Asian, some are Black; can-collection, like poverty, knows no ethnic boundaries. I wave to them when I see them, but they seldom respond, either because their eyesight is too poor to make me out as I stand on my porch like a lord, or because they are too ashamed to acknowledge the fact that I see them, and thus see what it is they must do to survive…"


      *Excellently written truth-out nugget. Worth a read. (sez bnb ;))

      • Michele

        Hi Arclight,

        It was late in the evening when I read your postings and then the articles. They shame me as an American, that people already exist the way that Paul Ryan, the Tea Party members and Ron Paul see as the future direction of my nation. As a growing child, living in the fruit belt of Michigan, my mother took us to work in the farms picking which ever fruit was in season. It was not a half hearted experience because we dearly needed the money. We lived in view of a railroad and the men who rode the rails came by our house for a sandwich or a bowl of soup. I learned that my father had been one of these men and he had placed a symbol welcoming these visitors. Those experiences taught me about the human spirit of strong men and women struggling each day; they enriched my character. But, there was hope for a better tomorrow which is missing now.

        I still live in an area of Michigan that is known for its vineyards and orchards. We held a Nat'l Cherry Festival without cherries, the apple crop may produce 10% of the usual. Our graneries are empty. Grocery costs are expected to rise 6-8% and one out four children go to bed hungry. And we will eat toxic food and drink poisoned water without a choice, because international corporations now govern the government and are without souls. Peace.

        • Michele

          I love your story.

          Have you written it down somewhere in more detail?

        • dharmasyd dharmasyd

          Michelle & majia — All of the USA is becoming a "sacrifice zone" (Chris Hedges' term) to the exploitation of Imperial and Economic Hubris.

          Remember Patrick Henry, "The scorched earth is coming. The scorched earth is coming."

        • arclight arclight

          "They shame me as an American"

          the corporations have no nation.. they are the ones to be shaned.. not you or anyone with your sensitivties..

          awesome post michele
          thanks for sharing!

  • hbjon hbjon

    On 3/14/2011 and 3/15/2011 there was a stiff breeze blowing north from the Fukushima Prefecture. It continued to blow north then a NE flow for several days following the explosions. I know because I was monitoring the weather pattern before TPTB began scrubbing facts from the internet.

  • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

    A Declaration of Conscience
    by Albert Schweitzer, April 24, 1957

    [excerpt]When we realize under what conditions the internal radiation is working, we cease to underrate it. Even if it is true that, when speaking of the dangers of internal radiation, we can point to no actual case, only express our fear, that fear is so solidly founded on facts that it attains the weight of reality in determining our attitude. We are forced to regard every increase in the existing danger through further creation of radioactive elements by atom bomb explosions as a catastrophe for the human race, a catastrophe that must be prevented.

    There can be no question of doing anything else, if only for the reason that we cannot take the responsibility for the consequences it might have for our descendants.

    They are threatened by the greatest and most terrible danger.

    That radioactive elements created by us are found in nature is an astounding event in the history of the earth and of the human race. To fail to consider its importance and its consequences would be a folly for which humanity would have to pay a terrible price. We are committing a folly in thoughtlessness. It must not happen that we do not pull ourselves together before it is too late. We must muster the insight, the seriousness, and the courage to leave folly and to face reality.

    Read whole speech here: http://www.wagingpeace.org/articles/2004/04/19_schweitzer_declaration-conscience.htm

    • A+ ty – enoughalready45

      "…if only for the reason that we cannot take the responsibility for the consequences it might have for our descendants."

      "…a folly in thoughtlessness."

      So TRUE!

      • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

        thanks ChasAha

        If you get a chance to read the whole speech it is so ahead of its time and applies to the here and now. It shows how they had so many answers back then to the questions that the pro-nuke side like to pose as unknowns even today in an attempt to cast doubt on the causes of so many ills.

  • arclight arclight

    “送り火・2012″Sending-off bonfire(Environmental art video)

    "…Published on Aug 15, 2012 by HouzanSuzuki
    Download freely, and please use.(Copyright free)
    However, use only for Anti-Nuclear movement.
    Meaning of a character is "Destroy" (Cursive style)….."


  • GlowInTheDark GlowInTheDark

    "The Japanese government health ministry has posted monthly estimated deaths for the 12 months before and after Fukushima, for the entire nation of Japan. These are preliminary figures, but they have historically been very good estimates of final numbers. A further look is in order.

    Total deaths increased 4.8%, compared to the normal 1.5% annual rise. Since about 1.2 million Japanese people die each year, this computes to an excess of 57,900 deaths. The rise in deaths from accidents is given as 19,200, close to estimates of those killed directly by the earthquake and tsunami. But this still leaves an excess of 38,700 Japanese deaths, with no obvious cause.


    Monthly mortality statistics from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, are available at http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/new-info/jul_2012.html. Death statistics are in the July 26, 2012 publication “Monthly Vital Statistics Report (preliminary data) February 2012” and then select the same report for the prior 11 months."


    • Time Is Short Time Is Short

      "But this still leaves an excess of 38,700 Japanese deaths, with no obvious cause."

      And we're at just under 200,000 extra deaths per year in the US, so at a little over a year and a half in to this crisis, the US alone has lost approximately 300,000 people.

      In another three and a half years, even with no increase in the Fuku death rates (good luck with that), we'll be over a million Fuku deaths.

      Good luck hiding this.