TITLE

The Voices of Ten Million: Anti-Nuclear Petition Movement Launched in Japan

AUTHOR(S)
Penney, Matthew
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;7/11/2011, Issue 28, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the movement launched by a group of Japan's most prominent public intellectuals to gather ten million signatures calling for an end to Japanese nuclear power. It relates the plans of the movement to stage a nationwide series of protests on September 11, 2011, the six month anniversary of the tsunami and the beginning of the Fukushima crisis. It outlines the plan of the group in response to the nuclear disaster. Some of the intellectuals who are part of the movement include Uchihashi Katsuto, Ooe Kenzaburo, Ochiai, Kamata Satoshi and Sakamoto Ryuichi.
ACCESSION #
64464388

 

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