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Fukushima Activist Yuko Nishiyama to Speak at UH Manoa

·By civilbeat

From a University of Hawaii press release:

Nishiyama, famed Fukushima activist and survivor of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster in Japan, is coming to the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus to share her personal experience of the nuclear crisis and the challenges faced by evacuees. Nishiyama is the founder of Minna no Te (translation: Everyone’s Hands), a support group for evacuees. The group raises funds to assist in reuniting family members separated by the 2011 crisis.

Her lecture is part of “Japan After 3.11: Change and Hope from the Center of