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Remembering Fukushima- 3 years on

2014 Events

Three years have passed since the Fukushima disaster began on March 11, 2011. 

The people of Japan face an ongoing struggle to reclaim their homes and lives. 

Uranium Free NSW has organised events in Sydney to commemorate this important date. 

We hope you are able to join and show solidarity with many people who continue to be affected.

3pm-6pm Sunday 9th March

Dougherty Community Centre
7 Victor Street, Chatswood, NSW
(near Chatswood station) 


Schedule
Rindo Taiko
Greeting
Guest Speaker
1 minute's silence for victims
Film Screening: 3.11: Surviving Japan
Announcements
Message from Rainbow Stay Project


 
Entrance fee: $10 suggested Donation for adults/waged


Supported by
Friends of the Earth Australia


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Action and Event - Tuesday 11th March

5pm Commemoration Vigil

Martin Place near Elizabeth Street

7:30 pm Candle services

At Parliament House

Including by a photo action linking with events in Australia and overseas.


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About 3.11: Surviving Japan


Directer:Christopher Noland

Inside story of 2011 Japanese Tsunami relief & Fukushima nuclear disaster. A critical look at how the authorities handled the nuclear crisis and Tsunami relief by an American who volunteered in the clean-up. It is in short, a documentary of the devastating events in Japan and 6 months of the after-math that followed. It features true stories from those affected by the disaster, the government and even TEPCO. It highlights the struggle in dealing with: The Tsunami clean-up, Government response to the disaster, radiation plus the future of nuclear power after the accident.


(English subtitle, 90min.)

Official site

http://survivingjapanmovie.com/


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About Guest Speaker

Ms Motoko Sato - a kindergarten teacher, an activist to call for saving children's lives from radiation. She organises information and study sessions.

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