Japan: Anti-nuclear protest seven years after Fukushima

The anti-nuclear movement organised a protest marking seven years since the Fukushima disaster, outside the Japanese parliament in Tokyo on Sunday. Demonstrators are calling for a change in energy policy away from nuclear power-generation. Immediately following the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant, the government announced plans for a nuclear-free Japan by 2040. However, the... Еще current administration of Shinzo Abe has vowed to resume nuclear power generation in Japan, hoping to meet 20 percent of Japan's electricity needs by 2030. The Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 ensued after an earthquake triggered a tsunami which triggered a nuclear meltdown at the plant. Radioactive materials were released into the air and over 300,000 people were forced to evacuate.

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