Fukushima: The prolonged highway home after 2011 disaster

Fukushima Prefecture, Japan (CNN) — “You’re listening to Fukushima FM.” The happy chime on a radio reminds we of a opposite time in this partial of eastern Japan, a opposite universe that existed before Mar 11, 2011. Driving past houses that residents can no longer call home, we can still see sandbags holding down tarpaulins […]

Japan Court Rejects Demand to Evacuate Children

A Japanese court has rejected a demand that a city affected by the fallout of the country’s 2011 nuclear disaster evacuate its children. The unusual lawsuit was filed on behalf of the children by their parents and anti-nuclear activists in June 2011. The Sendai High Court handed down its ruling Wednesday. The case had drawn […]