Title: Fukushima re-starts nuclear program in face of health problems and citizen protests
Date: Nov 25th, 2012 3:13 PM
Description: Two bilingual Japanese visitors speak through a megaphone on the state of affairs in Japan. Labor activist Steve Zeltzer, back from a fact-fining trip to Japan, speaks on the problems he learned of.
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Translator: Japanese mothers in Fukushima, mother was told by this medical organization that doctors are saying it’s only 1 in 100 that will be affected.
You can say it’s 1 in 100 that can get affected, however, for me, for my children it’s 1 in 1, thyroid cysts 3mm her two children they found that had thyroid
So she was saying that, “I couldn’t stop this, I couldn’t save my children this time, but,” um I get a little emotional, but she said, ah, ah, “I have to stand up and stop it.”
Published: November 26th, 2012 at 3:53 pm ET
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- Local Paper: Now 1,143 Fukushima children with lumps on thyroid gland, not 26 — Nearly 1 in every 3 kids tested — “Gov’t has decided they are benign” January 26, 2012
- Just 0.8% of children in 2001 Japanese control group had thyroid cysts or nodules — 36% in Fukushima study July 15, 2012
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