Wednesday, 26 February 2014

remember fukushima

Remember Fukushima: No to Nuclear Power In UK, Japan or Worldwide
There will be a series of events in London marking the 3nd anniversary of the Fukushima disaster on 11th March 2011. We hope you'll be able to join us for some or all of these events to say no to new nuclear in Britain and to commemorate those whose lives have been affected by the ongoing disaster in Japan.
Public Meeting in House of Commons 
7:00-9:00pm, Monday 10th March 
Committee Room 10
Chair and Introduction by Kate Hudson, General Secretary, CND
Rik, a member of Kick Nuclear: “Fukushima: What’s been happening the last few years.”
Dr. Paul Dorfman: “The impact of Fukushima on plans for new nuclear.”
Geoff Read, Fukushima evacuee: speaking about “The nuclear evacuees’ experience.”
Dr. David Lowry: “Nuclear's insecurity of supply” and “The truth about evacuation zones as a lesson from Fukushima.”
TBC: Swiss Parliamentarian, on behalf of Green Cross Switzerland: “Plans for Swiss nuclear phase-out.”
Followed by: questions from the floor and discussion.
The meeting will be held in Committee Room 10. Enter Parliament by public entrance by central St. Stephen’s Tower. Please arrive half an hour early to get through security.

Candle-lit Vigil
6:00-8:00pm: Tuesday 11th March 
Japanese Embassy, 101-104 Piccadilly W1J 7JT
Join members of London Region CND, Kick Nuclear and JAN for a candle-lit vigil to commemorate those affected by the disaster outside the Japanese Embassy. (Nearest tube: Green Park.)

March on Parliament and Rally
12:30pm, Saturday 15th March 
Hyde Park Corner to Parliament
Meet: 12:30pm by Hyde Park Corner tube station, near the by “Hyde Park” exit.
We will march via Japanese Embassy and offices of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO – the owners of Fukushima) to Parliament.
Rally: 3:00-4:30pm at Old Palace Yard, opposite House of Lords. With fashion designer Katharine Hamnett, Samarendra Das, Fukushima evacuees. There will also be music, singing, a human chain and a die-in.

Events organised jointly by CND, Kick Nuclear and Japanese Against Nuclear (UK)  
For further info, contact David Polden on or at 020 

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