Saturday, September 1, 2012

Compensation for Fukushima Victims?


Nuclear accident settlement procedure slow. NHK http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20120901_17.html

[Excerpted] Saturday marks one year since a government arbitration body began accepting damages files from victims of last year's nuclear accident. However, arbitration officials say only one seventh of the filed damages cases have reached legal settlements in the past year.

Majia here: NO surprise, sadly.

See my post here for discussion of the criminal lawsuit by Fukushima residents against Tepco from earlier this summer:

Japan Today: 1,324 Fukushima citizens file criminal complaint against TEPCO, gov't  Jun. 12, 2012 -http://www.japantoday.com/category/crime/view/over-1300-fukushima-citizens-file-criminal-complaint-against-tepco

http://majiasblog.blogspot.com/2012/06/japan-today-1324-fukushima-citizens.html

 

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