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[Column] 3 reasons why we must stop loving Japan

There were some reasons why I left Japan. One of the biggest reasons was the spreading radiation, but another reason was the rising fascism. I did not talk about that

Food contamination

Elementary school student in Tokyo area, “We should think all the food is contaminated. We are just left to die.”

A Japanese blogger reported a conversation of the children. The elementary school students were eating steamed buns with meat filling near a convenient store after a cramming school at night.

Sea contamination

Contaminated fish from Aomori was sold in Kyoto

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Cs-134/137 was measured from fish in Aomori and Iwate, and they were sold in Kyoto. 1. Sample : Mackerel Origin : Aomori Cs-137


Japanese critic Yukawa Reiko, “If Japan has military, I would consider abandoning Japan with my grandchild”

On 11/22/2012, Fukushima Diary reported the potential new Japanese prime minister Abe is considering the rearmament of Japan to build military. [Link] Japanese journalist Akihiro Ohtani comments if Japan has

Natural disasters

Meteorological agency revised the M7.3 to be M7.4, “It was something different from a simple outerrise earthquake”

On 12/7/2012, Fukushima diary reported the M7.3 was an outerrise earthquake. [Link] However, Japan meteorological agency corrected themselves to state it wasn’t M7.3, it was M7.4 and it wasn’t a

Domestic and global Environment

[Express] “Radioactive soil produced from decontamination is kept in the home garden”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous update.   仮仮置き場が決まらないので、ご家庭に置くことになります。って・・・。45㍑のケースに入れて、埋設するか、地面に置いて土嚢を置いた上にブルーシートをかぶせるか。そんな汚染土を庭において、毎日眺めるなんて・・・(T_T)… — rozerize【in0.6μsv/h】さん (@reemayufu) 12月 10, 2012 <Translate> (A Fukushima citizen) They told me the radioactive soil produced from decontamination


Cesium-134 from sub-drain water of southeast of reactor4 turbine building first time since 10/21/2012

According to Tepco’s report “Nuclides Analysis Result of the Sub-drain Water in the Surroundings of the Central Radioactive Waste Treatment Facility” released on 12/10/2012, Cs-134/137 was measured from sub-drain water of