8th anniversary events in London 2019

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Poster image: “Fly away” by 281_Anti nuke, courtesy of the artist and his agent, Roth Management Ltd.

organised by Kick Nuclear (London), Japanese Against Nuclear London , Nos Voisins Lointains 3.11 (France) and CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament)

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VIGIL

Video & photos of vigil here

Monday 11 March 2019

outside Japanese Embassy101 Piccadilly, London W1

17:30 – 19:30

Silence and prayer, poetry, speeches, songs

speakers and performers to be announced

Open mic for speeches by participants of the vigil

Please bring any of the following: torches, candle lanterns (jam jars good), banners, balloons and flowers. Fancy dress welcome!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1212004702282409/

MARCH ON PARLIAMENT

Photos of march & rally here

Saturday 16 March 2019

assemble outside Japanese Embassy101 Piccadilly, London W1

12:00 for start at 12:30

Fancy dress/bright colours welcome – especially yellow!

followed by:

RALLY

Old Palace Yard opposite Parliament

14:00 – approx 16:00

One-minute’s silence in remembrance of the victims of the continuing Fukushima disaster plus all victims of nuclear power generation

speakers and performers, order of speaking tba:

Dr Kate Hudson, CND General Secretary (Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament)

Bruce Kent, CND Vice President (Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament)

Neil Crumpton, on behalf of PAWB (People Against Wylfa B)

Roy Pumfrey on behalf of Stop Hinkley

Richard Bramhall on behalf of LLRC (Low Level Radiation Campaign) 

Tim Richards on behalf of Welsh WANA (Welsh Anti-Nuclear Alliance)

Atsuko Kamura, songs

Simon Kobayashi songs

Paul Steele, songs

Red and Green choir and Raised Voices choir

other speakers and performances to be announced

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/355574691936367/

Photos here: https://rememberfukushima.org/2019/03/17/2019-march-on-parliament-rally-photos/

PARLIAMENTARY PUBLIC MEETING – with three Fukushima mothers

Tuesday 19 March 2019

Free, no ticket required, all welcome.

19:00 – 21:00

Committee Room 9, House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1

Hosted and chaired by Caroline Lucas MP, Green Party, for Brighton, Pavillion

Video and transcript of Caroline Lucas’ speech

speakers:

Dr Ian Fairlie, independent consultant on radioactivity in the environment.

Video of Dr Ian Fairlie’s speech

Photos from Dr Ian Fairlie’s speech

Akiko Morimatsu, Fukushima mother who evacuated to Osaka with her two young children; leading light in the Japanese anti-nuclear movement & campaigning on behalf of the victims of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster: in March 2018 Akiko appeared in front of the UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council) to speak on behalf of the victims of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, key member of Osaka-based “Thanks & Dream The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake & Nuclear Evacuee Association” http://sandori2014.blog.fc2.com/blog-entry-2062.html;

Video & transcript of Akiko Mormiatsu’s speech

Asami Yokota, Fukushima mother who remained in Fukushima but evacuated her son to Hokkaido;

Video & transcript of Asami Yokota’s speech

Ms Sonoda, Fukushima mother who evacuated with her child and husband; in June 2018 Ms Sonoda attended the 38th UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council) as a panellist in the Displaced  Persons session, speaking as a victim of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear disaster;

Video of Ms Sonoda’s speech

please arrive at the Cromwell Green entrance (no. 8 on map below) on St. Margaret Street, at least 20 minutes early to ensure enough time to pass through security:

http://www.parliament.uk/documents/facilities/maps/colmap.pdf

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/508148923040283/

Contact: rememberfukushima311@gmail.com

FILM SCREENING AND TALK  – with three Fukushima mothers, at SOAS

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Free, no ticket required, all welcome.

19:00 – 22:00

Room B104, 1st floor of Brunei Gallery, opposite SOAS main building entrance

Film title: Munen (Remorse), (2016) Japan, animation, 47 mins.

Akiko Morimatsu, Fukushima mother who evacuated to Osaka with her two young children; leading light in the Japanese anti-nuclear movement & campaigning on behalf of the victims of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster: in March 2018 Akiko appeared in front of the UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council) to speak on behalf of the victims of the Fukushima Daiichi disaster; key member of Osaka-based “Thanks & Dream The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake & Nuclear Evacuee Association” http://sandori2014.blog.fc2.com/blog-entry-2062.html;

Asami Yokota, Fukushima mother who remained in Fukushima but evacuated her son to Hokkaido;

Ms Sonoda, Fukushima mother who evacuated with her child and husband; in June 2018 Ms Sonoda attended the 38th UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council) as a panellist in the Displaced  Persons session, speaking as a victim of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear disaster.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1503536093114824/

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Events in Germany: https://www.bbu-online.de/Termine/Termine.htm


 

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