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Friday, May 13, 2011

Nuclear stigma adds to Japan's pain

Nuclear stigma adds to Japan's pain
Fukushima City, Japan (AFP) May 12, 2011 - Nuclear radiation is not the only invisible enemy threatening Japan's disaster-hit Fukushima - its people say they also face discrimination and the stigma of being "Japan's Chernobyl". While radioactive material has spewed from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant over nearby homes since the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami, locals say the psychological fallout extends mu ... more
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