“Muzzled”: Fukushima teacher quits after stopped from alerting students about radiation exposure — Asst. principal says “I don’t think the children are safe either”

Published: July 28th, 2011 at 12:07 pm ET
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Fukushima Teacher Muzzled on Radiation Risks for School Children, Bloomberg by Takahiko Hyuga, July 28, 2011:

[... O]n a recent July morning, school children in Fukushima prefecture were taking off their masks and running around playgrounds in T-shirts, exposing them to a similar amount of annual radiation as a worker in a nuclear power plant.

Toshinori Shishido, a Japanese literature teacher of 25 years, had warned his students two months ago to wear surgical masks and keep their skin covered with long-sleeved shirts. His advice went unheeded, not because of the weather but because his school told him not to alarm students. Shishido quit this week.

“I want to get away from this situation where I’m not even allowed to alert children about radiation exposure,” said Shishido, a 48-year-old teacher who taught at Fukushima Nishi High School. [...]

Kiyoharu Furukawa, 57, assistant principal at Fukushima Nishi High: “I don’t think the children are safe either, and I know the radiation level is still high… These days, they are wearing short sleeves and no masks.”

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13 comments to “Muzzled”: Fukushima teacher quits after stopped from alerting students about radiation exposure — Asst. principal says “I don’t think the children are safe either”

  • Darth

    Some things are worth repeating.

    TEPCO & Japanese government treat their own citizens like they treated American POW’s in WW II – they make them do a forced DEATH MARCH! Like this they thin out the numbers – have less responsibility to assume for whatever still “stands”. These are worse then criminals – this is some kind of a new breed of Hitler holocaust making. It is an extermination policy in order to “purify” the race.

    Where is the FUKUM’ OUTRAGE in these Japanese death marched victims. Collect your children’s radioactive urine. Collect yours too. Pour it on all these higher ups whenever you can. Lay in ambush for them outside their places of work. They all follow routines. Get on a balcony and baptize these awful people. Fill balloons with your children’s/yours radioactive urine. Let them splash like “bombs” at their feet or on their heads. Splatter them. Humiliate them. Shame them. Do the same with your radioactive shit.


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    • SlickVick

      LMFAO, too true.. If that sounds gross or absurd to anyone, maybe they should think about how absurd this whole situation is.. If the government fails to inform the people, it’s genocide..


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  • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno@yahoo.com

    REVOLT NOW, <<<this is the message they don't want you to hear:

    ONLY revolution will work to get the correct and appropriate things done in a timely way–the powers that be hope you will forget and gradually come to believe preposterous lies if they are repeated often enough by pretty Ms. Kobiyashi in NHK. Otherwise, expect a wimpering, slinking away decrease in interest by “officials” in your questions and appropriate concerns. Little by little ANY efforts from the scum, at the top, responsible for your children’s collective irradiation (poisoning!) and dramatically shortened lives, will end–this is their entire– plan. I guarantee you! The scum at the tops of your own (and U.S.everywhere) hierarchies, corporate/military/covert/nuclear power industry all hope you’ll all just go away…will you please politely stop bothering them. They wish to enjoy their jobs which are all about not dealing with reality and helping the masses that can take THEIR lives, believe the lies they peddle. Nuclear power is always built on lies.
    Civilian commercial nuclear power plants are always unsafe. No commercial nuclear power plant is in any way, shape or form ever going to be safe. There would be no profit at all possible for any sort of investor if commercial civilian nuclear power generation were even remotely safe. Will you and other adults in Japan allow such pathetic, parasitic, and narcissistic cowards to slink into the shadows defending nuclear power and even attempting its promotion at your childrens’ expense? Do the Japanese care as little for their children as U.S. mindless masses, in general, do for their own–In the U.S. 99% of people believe all the lies about Fukushima and think it’s something in the past! That took about one month to accomplish for our slinking, arrogant, murderous scumbags at the top! Do the Japanese, like U.S. citizens, also wallow in the intellectual squalor and naivete, which a lack of basic critical thinking skills creates? Will the Japanese continue to, in the majority, defend the murderous and stupid prioritization of putting economics over doing the right thing in cataclysmic nuclear crisis as the filthy parasitic cowards at Tepco, GE, the Japanese and American executive branches admonish the rapidly poisoned Japanese people to do in this not so long “goodnight”?
    The right thing is to pull the guillotines out, sharpen their blades–I don’t mean this figuratively. Start killing off Tepco executives from the top. Proceed to Prime Minister Kan. Follow up then with your most pro-nuclear Diet members. Do not start LOW on the hierarchy. The little person is you. Aim for the top. That’s where ALL the power is until you take it away! Of course, parents of children with the cooperation of the technical giants in the industry can do a better job than politicians and executives worried about MONEY. This is what the cowardly scum at the top hope you will do. The little person, worker representative is not the responsible one in a decision making hierarchy where big dollars are involved; No, it is the TOP, focus your ire and ACTION–and there must be this, at the TOP!!!
    Use the guillotine until these spineless insects get the message that the people of Japan are not cowards. You who are being deeply, daily irradiated are in your millions; they are only in the dozens. Make it clear that those at the top will pay for every Japanese child they murder by radionuclide through their actions or lack of action.
    You can handle the truth! Without the truth about what’s happening, nothing will change! Your children will continue to be irretrievably poisoned and will be dying in ever rising numbers, this I guarantee, as a crescendo from the universe demanding that you do the right thing! What is the right thing? Chop from the top! Why? What’s the truth? The truth is, of course, obvious that Fukushima is worse than Chernobyl by many dozens to thousands of times and, under the current horrifyingly stupid decisions of cowardly, greedy and criminally culpable leaderships, Japanese children are being sacrificed as if there lives were garbage, like leaves of radioactive waste turned to compost emitting 77,000 bq/kg of radiation.
    The richest and highest in status quo hierarchies of power will protect themselves. How? Always by lying and always by deferring blame. They’ll keep you from revolting by dividing, and conquering. How many dead babies, children and other civilians of Japan will it take to have solidarity to rise together against these weak, cowardly ghouls? How can they be made to the tell the truth? Drag them into the streets. Do NOT settle for the “representative”. Make these and not poor homeless beggars from the street do the clean-up work with the same uniforms and lack of protection they are giving to the temporary workers. Even in the midst of crisis, these scum at the top, outrageously, are providing no labor protections whatsoever, proportionate to the risks.
    In the United States, there is a nearly complete news blackout about Fukushima for at least the past two months. Working people’s CHILDREN in Japan are being sacrificed so that spineless turds at the tops of our nuclear power parasitic cataclysmically poisonous hierarchies can save face and their very fat paychecks. They must be stopped. They must be stopped now! They must be stopped and their power replaced by civilian control of this clean-up process by any means necessary and IMMEDIATELY, for any progress to be realized in protecting your CHILDREN.
    Any president of ANY nuclear power plant in Japan that even begins to say that they are going to restart, particularly of those plants that had ANY problem related to the quake, should, by the PEOPLE, be dragged out into the street and beaten until they change their minds. Is there time to allow these moronic clowns to keep repeating the same stupid mistakes? CHOP FROM THE TOP, and do it now, as your children are being chopped by radionuclide contamination as if by the “TOP’S” own hand, when you do not stop them.


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    • SlickVick

      Excellent post! I could not agree more.. The death of every single one of these parasitic piece of shit elite nuclear leeches and their government toolbags is nothing compared to the current and future calamities they are so eagerly trying to hide.. The death of each one of these traitors who are involved in this coverup and dis/misinformation campaign would not even be considered “an eye for an eye”.. These people could care less about ANYONE whose health is affected by this devastating disaster including even their very own families as long as they can still reap the benefits and make the big bucks. These fcuking fools are walking on their tippy-toes, doing everything they can to ensure that the truth remains a secret regardless of how many innocent human beings will suffer along the way.. The events at Fukushima are possibly of catastrophic proportions, and I’m thinking that it won’t be much longer until it’s dead obvious that a very large amount of people are becoming very, very ill..

      I for one, encourage the words of Pallas89juno to be considered very carefully by the people of Japan. Revolt! DO NOT die on your knees like bitches! DO not let these scum-guzzling powerplayers control the outcome of your future and the future of your children!

      My most sincere wish for Japan is that there was a secret group of ninja hitmen who would immediately begin lobbing off the heads of these people, just as Pallas89 said, from the TOP.. If anyone who is there has the capability or the connections, PLEASE organize and take these fcuking fools out! They need to be handcuffed and dropped directly into the hearts of reactors 1,2 and 3 and allowed to die by radiation. They deserve nothing less. THis is NOT a barbaric or unjust treatment for these money-worshipping demons. They are the scum of the earth, universal fecal matter, the shit which grows upon shit.. Let them die slowly, and as they die, continue to use their “radiation testing robots” to forcefeed cash into their mouths and anuses since that’s all they seem to live for.. Shove stacks of $100 bills up their traitorous asses until their is no more room for another dollar and then let them rot in the radioactive pits that they’ve created until their blood stops pumping. Hopefully the radiation would be relatively low and they would suffer for days before dying!

      I have NO REMORSE, whatsoever for the lives of the creators of the propaganda and lies which surround this disaster. Nothing, and I mean NOTHING seems more fit for them than a long slow dose of death.


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  • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno@yahoo.com

    REVOLT (revised and more readable): ONLY revolution will work to achieve the highest degree of protection of babies, children and other civilians through immediate collective action against the controllers of this crisis—the executive levels of every related institution. Study Chernobyl crisis management and irradiation consequences to recall that there is ZERO time for facile corporate political posturing and delays. Study Chernobyl to know, without doubts, that NOW is all there is and strong, courageous action is the only option. There is not a second to spare for the far less than half measures being accomplished, which only serve the short-term profit and power status quos of those at the top of your corporate/military/covert systems. Are you really believing all the “wait, wait, wait” advice of the scum covering their asses at the top of the heap! How long can you stand hearing the embedded lies of “wait, wait, wait” while your children’s and your own present lives, before your eyes, and future years are withering, darkening fast like a blighted melon vine succumbing to cold dead nights. The “powers that be” hope you will forget and that you will gradually come to believe their preposterous lies if they are repeated oft enough by the cheery, well paid, well-groomed and eruditely educated Japanese media personalities on your televisions.
    The officials behind the officials, in executive power with full responsibility for all aspects of how this crisis is unfolding, an event not even yet started really, will, of course, continue to do nothing but provide palliative gloss like the shimmer of fats exuded on a dying bloated pig in the August sun. Just a little running after them from meetings will do nothing, either. Begging them, of course, will not work. They have sold their souls to the least palatable demons with the least interest in basic human decency. They know it. Their public shame and discomfort, quiescence, is known as “squirming” and not contrition. They are not sorry about your loss. They are sorry that they, supplicants to executive heads even higher, the most wealthy or military/covert organization heads, are not there in their sted. You cannot SHAME them as a strategy. I’m sorry, but the titular corporate sort have literally sold their souls to the weakest willed demons that exist, who are those who seek profits and status quo government preservation at any cost, including the muddled, suffocating, blackening, molding cessation of all your lives, in their millions, not just in Northern Honshu; but perhaps in all of Nippon. If the lives of those in Fukushima are so expendable; are not the 39 million lives of Greater Tokyo or the more than 140 million lives of all Japanese also worth the sacrificial price to them to maintain their silence, to continuously lie and diminish reality to you, to continue doing nothing asking you to wait, wait, wait—for what?
    Little by little ANY efforts from this parasitic scum, at the top of nuclear power corporate, military and covert hierarchies who are responsible for your children’s collective irradiation will dwindle and cease. The poisoning of babies, children and civilians, as we now know they’ve known about the full meltdowns and lack of any containment from the beginning, is willful on their part. The dramatic shortening of especially children’s’ lives, is of no concern to these corporate, military, covert beasts. Their strategy is absolutely to “stay the course” in misinforming, disinforming, but especially in repetitively using minimization framing of risks of nuclear fallout is their strategy.
    I guarantee you the scum at the tops of your own, the U.S. and all other nuclear power industry boosters everywhere all deeply and, here for once, “sincerely” hope you will all just go away. They think every time they see your eyes, “will you please politely stop looking them in the eye, asking them hard questions. Please stop bothering us.” Mostly, you comply. For how long? The despots poisoning you due to their cowardliness, incompetence and greed wish to enjoy their jobs with a bit of peace of mind unperturbed by what they genuinely see as the niggling problems of your children’s collective quick deaths. If they had souls, something other than “resignations” might be occurring. System insiders can provide NO critical mass to get anything done. This can only be achieved by the people of Japan who are being take for dupes and are being exploited to the point of their poisonings and deaths. There is no honor in maintaining anything that rots the quality of life for the present and future of a society, the babies, the children.
    The higher a position in power and wealth hierarchies, the more abstract and detached individual players deal (don’t deal) with reality. The immediate poisoning of your children and yourselves in the present is not their concern. Strategy about containment is not even slightly about realistic and appropriate containment strategies for nuclear transuranic, radionuclide and radiation particulate discharge emissions, but about public relations (PR=prevent revolution, are you falling for it) damage control for their perpetuation, not of your children’s lives, but for THEIR commercial enterprises. Are these really your priorities as civilians and parents? Is this a time where playing along for a paycheck is the morally right thing to do for your children? I argue that it is not the right strategy for the people, the parents of Japan. Americans of the U.S. are too far gone in the dumbing down. Why would you want to emulate their mass, with exceptions of course but no critical momentum at all, apathy and lack of community spirit! I don’t think this is the case in such an extreme emergency circumstance in Japan. I cannot believe that the Japanese people will suffer being like Americans, being “sheeple” I believe is the expression.

    Civilian commercial nuclear power plants are always unsafe either in time (after 20 years or so if no major design flaws were included at first, Diablo Valley in CA) or in major natural disaster, such as flooded intakes, earthquakes, tornados, or tsunami. No commercial nuclear power plant is in any way, shape or form ever going to be safe for one very lousy reason—the yen, the dollar, money. There would be no profit at all possible for any sort of investor if commercial civilian nuclear power generation were even remotely safe. Will you and other adults in Japan allow such pathetic, parasitic, and narcissistic cowards to slink into the shadows defending nuclear power and even attempting its promotion at your child’s expense? Do the Japanese care as little for their children as U.S. mindless brainwashed masses, in general, do for their own? In the U.S. 99% of people believe all the lies about Fukushima and think it’s something in the past! As is usual, in the U.S., it took only a month and 99% (not hyperbole) of Americans have forgotten that it was ever an issue. To Americans, the most responsible for the construction of nuclear power in Japan overall, your crisis is over. People here in the U.S. will think you are crazy if you question what the NRC, IAEA and even Tepco say about the relative safety of Fukushima Dai ichi, if these Americans even remember the incident at all. Most have forgotten. The usual forgetfulness of Americans of the U.S. took only about one month to accomplish for the arrogant, murderous scumbags at the top through our even more worthless daily news media institutions! Do the Japanese, like U.S. citizens, also wallow in the intellectual squalor and naiveté, which a lack of basic critical thinking skills creates? I thought the Japanese had higher quality primary education than Americans of the U.S? Will the Japanese continue to, in the majority, defend the murderous and stupid prioritization of putting economics over doing the right thing in cataclysmic nuclear crisis as the filthy parasitic cowards at Tepco, GE, the Japanese and American executive branches admonish rapidly poisoned Japanese, since March, 2011, people to do in this not so long “goodnight”?
    The right thing, of course, is to construct the guillotines, sharpen the swords, cock the guns–I don’t mean this figuratively. Use the myriad creative methods that exist. Mark my words, they are murdering you with radiation. When will the response be as intense? Start killing off Tepco executives from the top. Proceed to Prime Minister Kan. Follow up then with your most pro-nuclear Diet members. Do not start LOW on the hierarchy. The little person is you. Aim for the top. That’s where ALL the power is in any of our modern systems, completely, until you take it away to be distributed to those who know better—parents!!! Of course, parents of children with the coerced, they are used to being coerced, cooperation of the technical giants in the industry can do a better job than politicians and executives worried about MONEY. Revolting directly and really forcing those responsible bodily to do the right things for the Japanese is what the powers that be fear most. They’ll have their media focus on everything and anything but the big picture to keep you feeling sappy and weak. The little person’s experience, the worker representative is not the one responsible as he sits, head bowed, dark and silent before you. He is a pawn and scapegoat that those filthiest, but just as weak and human, scum at the top hope you will focus on, and scapegoat rage on. In all hierarchies where big money is involved; ALWAYS, it is the TOP. Please focus your ire and ACTION–and there must be this, at the TOP!!!
    Use the guillotine, sword, gun, mob until these spineless worms at the top get the message that the people of Japan are not cowards. You who are being deeply, daily irradiated are in your millions and growing more contaminated by inaction every day; they at the top are only in the dozens. Make it clear that those at the top will pay for every Japanese child they murder, which is every single one that dies by radionuclide contamination through their action and lack of action.
    People of Japan are powerful and can handle the truth! Without the truth about what’s happening, nothing will change! Your children will continue to be irretrievably poisoned and will be dying in ever rising numbers, The deaths will increase over the coming weeks, months and years as a screaming crescendo from the natural universe demanding that you all do the right thing—whether or not you are comfortable is not relevant! What is the right thing? Chop from the top! Why? What’s the truth? The truth is, of course, obvious that Fukushima is worse than Chernobyl by many dozens to thousands of times, at least, and, under the current horrifyingly stupid decisions of cowardly, greedy and criminally culpable power compliant leaderships, Japanese children are being sacrificed as if their lives were garbage, like leaves of radioactive waste turned to compost emitting 77,000 bq/kg of radiation.
    The richest and highest in status quo hierarchies of power will protect themselves. How? They always lie, always defer blame, even when seeming not to and always seek to divide and conquer you in your minds and from appropriate community outrage response. They’ll keep you from revolting by dividing, and conquering mainly, in the modern era, through minimizing risks in a perpetual pall of disinformation via, TV, computer, and other aps. How many dead babies, children and other civilians of Japan will it take to propagate solidarity of the Japanese civilian community to rise together against these weak, cowardly ghouls at the top? How can they be made to tell the truth, and more importantly, to do what you want? Easily, drag them bodily into the streets. Do NOT settle for the “representative” who is you. It is the succubae at the top who make these and homeless, and other itinerant native and foreign workers do the clean-up work at the melt-through locations. The people of Japan can have quick improvement in response to the Fukushima cataclysm by forcing the top executives, and the wealthiest in your nation who all benefit from nuclear power in their pocket books, to work at Fukushima in person! They must be forced to use the same uniforms and lack of radiologic protection they are giving to the little people temporary workers. Even in the midst of crisis, these scum at the top, outrageously, are providing no labor protections whatsoever and are contaminating thousands already. The inadequate numbers of workers—another issue for which to demand immediate redress.
    In the United States, there is a nearly complete news blackout about Fukushima for at least the past two months. The only information about Fukushima Dai ichi must be gleaned from mainly non-English language sources (evaporating themselves, as well for the most part) and by kind, generous translations by Japanese speakers of English via sites like http://www.enenews.com and only a few others.
    Finally, Any president of ANY nuclear power plant in Japan that even begins to say that they are going to restart or not close nuclear power plants in Japan should, by the courageous and proud people of Japan, be dragged out into the street and beaten until they change their minds. Is there time to allow these moronic clowns to keep repeating the same stupid mistakes until you are all wandering around with your hair and teeth falling out, or a far worse fate, for that of your children?
    CHOP FROM THE TOP, and do it now, as your children are being chopped by radionuclide contamination as if by the top government and industry’s own hand, when you do not physically, aggressively and forcefully stop them.


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    • Koz

      I’m with you all the way brother. Chop from the top. It’s the only way things will ever change. Screw litigation, grassroots movements, etc. This is war.


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      • BAN-GREED from our hearts

        It is war. Please on’t become internet addict though, this will make you weaker. one of the worse internet addiction is forum addiction.

        To win the war, have high values. For example

        THE TEN NATIVE AMERICAN COMMANDMENTS

        1. Treat the Earth and all that dwell thereon with respect.

        2. Remain close to the Great Spirit, in all that you do.

        3. Show great respect for your fellow beings.
        (Especially Respect yourself)

        4. Work together for the benefit of all Mankind.

        5. Give assistance and kindness wherever needed.

        6. Do what you know to be right.
        (But be careful not to fall into self-righteousness)

        7. Look after the well being of mind and body.

        8. Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.

        9. Be truthful and honest at all times.
        (Especially be truthful and honest with your self)

        10. Take full responsibility for your actions

        Good luck!


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        • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

          Ban-greed-from-our-hearts, very nice!
          I think the points 1, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 9 are widely practised on this forum! :-)
          That’s why I like to hang around here…

          (but I see what you mean, and you’re right)
          *peace


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  • shaktasna999

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  • Clocka

    Revolt? Lol. The traditional response to a rebellion in Japan was killing the entire village who revolted.

    Although it will probably make no difference for quite a few of the affected residents.

    If Japan’s self defense forces fail to quell the rebellions, expect tough North Korean soldiers to be in Japanese soil. Strange? Who would have expected the West to join hands with USSR during WWII?

    The Koreans, who might be familiar to those who served in Japanese prison camps in Thailand and Burma (the harsh “Japanese” guards at the Kwai River were actually mostly Koreans), will not give a damn or a quarter to kill Japanese rebels.


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