Toru Anzai was resettled after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Now, five years on, the government is pushing ahead with decontaminating the exclusion zone to make it habitable again. But Toru Anzai is skeptical.
UN human rights experts have said the workers, most of them migrants, risked "exposure to radiation and coercion." They have called on Japan to protect the workers cleaning up the damaged nuclear power station.
Japan has agreed to pay compensation to the family of a man who died of cancer after measuring radiation levels at the Fukushima nuclear plant. UN rights experts said Toyko put "tens of thousands" of workers at risk.
In the wake of the latest tsunami to hit the Indonesian coast, research shows how even slight sea-level rises linked to climate change could significantly increase the devastating effects of tidal waves.
According to media reports, Japan's biggest nuclear operators are discussing a potential partnership to overcome a crisis in the sector caused by the Fukushima nuclear disaster seven years ago.
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