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In Fukushima, Olympic torch relay faces cool welcome from nuclear evacuees

By Mari Saito and Kiyoshi Takenaka

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So Olympic torch okay but residents not allow to stay over night in their own houses? No wonder there is a cold welcome.

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Like putting lipstick on a pig.

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More like rubbing a dog's nose in it.

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Everything about the Abe Olympics is a lie.

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If they truly cared about the evacuees, they wouldn’t run the relay through places like that out of respect.

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In preparation, construction crews have been hard at work repairing streets and decontaminating the centre of town.


Why waste money repairing streets in place where not a single soul lives in meanwhile places that need facelift and improving are neglected.

I see a pattetn with the pcr testing, more concerned with outside image than really doing something for the populace.

Where is the mainstream media to highlight and educate the masses.

and hold those running the country to task.

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The telephone number on the shop at the top photo made me cry. 20-3-5. See, people from small towns are such a collective that most information is extraneous. Sure, they can rebuild the infrastructure, but that phone number and the shop owner and the contacts he had with his community have been erased forever.

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"It's like visiting a graveyard," he said.

The entire place should be abandoned.

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zichi, you are talking about the spent fuel rods in the cooling pools above the reactors, right? (As opposed to the corium from the meltdowns, underneath the reactors, also pooled in water.)

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This means that residents like Onuma will be able to freely come and go from the town without passing through security or changing into protective clothing.

This is very irresponsible. Their health sold for a photo op. Also two years? The half life of cesium-137 is more like 30, and they'd have to be three or four to reduce radiation, so more like 120 years minimum

Japan is now a brittle society that can't take information well. This is turning out to the the whitewashed games.

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Where is the mainstream media 

Behind silencing laws. For a free country it's very China in its norms and taboos

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