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World October 12, 2017 | 3:31 pm

Fukushima survivor submits evidence to UN over Japanese government human rights abuses

Geneva, 12 October 2017 - Fukushima survivor Mitsuko Sonoda will testify today on the ongoing human rights abuses of Fukushima victims and the ever-present risk nuclear power plants pose to the communities that live near them at the United Nations Human Rights Council. She is presenting evidence at the pre-session for Japan’s Universal Periodic Review - an assessment of every nation by the