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Listen Shinzo Abe: Do You Hear the Cries of the Children?

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Nagashima Rio who was born on March 15, is tested for possible nuclear radiation at an evacuation centre in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, located about 60 km from the tsunami and earthquake-crippled nuclear reactor, March 31, 2011. (Reut
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On Thursday, March 12, 2015, to honor the 4th anniversary of Fukushima, ON BEHALF OF PLANET EARTH presented several letters to the Japan Consulate in Boston, to be given to Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and the Consul General of Boston, Tsutomu Himeno. This is a revised edition of the letter I wrote to be sent to him.


March 12, 2015

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His Excellency Prime Minster, Shinzo Abe
Consul General of Boston, Tsutomu Himeno

I apologize for the actions of the government of my country to your country. I would have thought that after the death and destruction the USA bombed down on Japan with Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, and still continuing, that Japan would never have anything to do with nuclear power

I would have been wrong.

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I would have thought that with more than 80% of the Japanese people being anti-nuclear since March 3, 2011, that the Japanese government would have listened to their own people and would not be thinking of new ones.

I would have been wrong.

I would have thought that with more than 80% of the Japanese people not trusting the information they get from their own government about radiation, that the government would have started telling the truth to their own people.

I would have been wrong.

I would have thought that with most of the world not trusting the information about Fukushima on radiation that we are getting from the government of Japan and TEPCO, that both the government and TEPCO would have started telling the world the truth.

I would have been wrong.

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I would have thought that with all the radiation in Japan from Fukushima that the Japanese government would not have wanted to endanger the lives of all the young athletes coming from all over the world to have the Olympics 2020 in Japan.

I would have been wrong

I would have thought that the government of Japan would not want tourists to come to Japan and be exposed to radiation from Fukushima.

I would have been wrong.

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