stop-rokkasho.org

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Stop Rokkasho (website in English) is a collaboration between artists and activists that seeks to stop the operation of the Rokkasho Nuclear Reprocessing Plant in northern Japan which is scheduled to begin operations later this year. The mainstream Japanese press has been all but silent about the opening of this nuclear reprocessing plant and the potential dangers of this kind of nuclear facility. The site was spearheaded by composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and in addition to lots of information about Rokkasho and the dangers of nuclear reprocessing, the site also features various remixes of a song that seeks to spread awareness about Rokkasho as well as contributions by visual artists and photographers. People around the world can also create and submit their own remixes to the site. There is also a podcast. Definitely worth checking out!

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