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CANCELLED: sadly the Parliamentary public meeting has been cancelled due to concerns about the coronavirus.
The vigil (on Wednesday 11 March) and the march and rally (on Saturday 14 March) will still go ahead as they are outdoor events, but please check here again before setting out.
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Poster image by 281_Anti nuke, courtesy of the artist and his agent, Roth Management Ltd.
organised by Kick Nuclear (London), Japanese Against Nuclear London and CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament)
Wednesday 11 March 2020
outside Japanese Embassy, 101 Piccadilly, London W1
17:30 – 18:30
Silence and prayer, poetry, speeches, songs
speakers and performers to be announced
Open mic for speeches by participants of the vigil
Please feel welcome to bring any of the following: torches, candle lanterns (jam jars good), banners, balloons and flowers.
Saturday 14 March 2020
assemble outside Japanese Embassy, 101 Piccadilly, London W1
12:00 for start at 12:30
Fancy dress/bright colours welcome – especially yellow!
Whitehall, opposite Downing Street
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:
CANCELLED: PARLIAMENTARY PUBLIC MEETING
Thursday 19 March 2020 19:00 – 21:00 Committee Room 16, House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1 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 Hosted and chaired by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP (Labour) speakers, order tbc: Dr Ian Fairlie, independent consultant on radioactivity in the environment. Prof Keith Barnham, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Imperial College London
Co-Founder and CTO QuantaSol Ltd Dr Phil Johnstone, Research Fellow, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex 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.