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What was it like to be a World War II evacuee? Year 6 know...

This morning’s assembly from Year 6 may have hit The Barn a few weeks later than scheduled owing to the snow last term – but what a great performance it was! 135 more words

Hethersett Old Hall School

Fukushima evacuee asks for support at UN


A Japanese woman who evacuated Fukushima after the 2011 nuclear accident has called for international support at the United Nations Human Rights Council.


Akiko Morimatsu delivered a speech at the Council in Geneva on Monday. 135 more words


Fukushima Mother Calls at UN Rights Body Hearing for Full Implementation of "Fukushima Recommendations" by the Japanese Government

Mother calls for full implementation of “Fukushima recommendations” at UN rights body hearing

GENEVA, March 19 (Xinhua) — The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) on Monday adopted the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) outcome of Japan, but a mother from the Fukushima area pleaded at the hearing for the Japanese government to take measures to fully implement the “Fukushima recommendations.” 401 more words


A message from Ms. Akiko Morimatsu, an evacuee from Fukushima

Ms. Akiko Morimatsu, an evacuee from Fukushima, sent a message to citizens who live near a nuclear power plant.

“–What is the hardest thing for you, seven years after the evacuation? 281 more words


Year 2 write to an OV evacuee

The topic in Year 2 this term has been Evacuees.  They contacted a former pupil and World War 2 evacuee, Jack Boorne, to ask about his experiences.  1,725 more words

Year 2

'You're Contaminated': The Stigma Against Japan's Fukushima Survivors

Mar 12 2018

A 2011 quake and tsunami led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, killing thousands and displacing more. Two ‘nuclear refugees’ explain why returning home is more complicated than it seems. 1,087 more words


Japanese government accepts United Nations Fukushima recommendations - current policies now must change to stop violation of evacuee human rights

March 8, 2018

Tokyo – The Japanese government has announced that it had accepted all four recommendations made at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the rights of evacuees from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. 841 more words