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Anti-nuclear firebrand’s case heads to Canadian court over death threats against Fukushima environmental scientists

Originally published by the Japan Times
By Alastair Wanklyn
Published Nov 17, 2015

An activist who alleges a global cover-up over the extent of pollution from the Fukushima No. 1 disaster is due in court in Victoria, Canada, on Wednesday over threats he allegedly made against the lives of two environmental scientists. Continue reading Anti-nuclear firebrand’s case heads to Canadian court over death threats against Fukushima environmental scientists

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Charges laid against B.C. man who called for death of Fukushima researcher

Originally posted by The Globe and Mail
By Mark Hume
November 6, 2015

In this March 10, 2014, file photo, workers wearing protective gear work at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, northeastern Japan in their attempt to stop the leakage of radioactive water that has accumulated at the crippled nuclear power plant. (Koji Sasahara/AP)

A British Columbia man who posted a video calling for the death of scientists whose research shows the Fukushima nuclear accident is not destroying the Pacific has been charged with two counts of criminal harassment.

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Canadian researcher targeted by hate campaign over Fukushima findings

Originally posted in The Globe and Mail
by Mark Hume
November 1, 2015

Big black plastic bags containing irradiated soil, leaves and debris from a decontamination operation are dumped at a seaside devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Tomioka town, Fukushima prefecture, near Tokyo Electric Power Co’s (TEPCO) tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, on Feb. 22, 2015. After the Japanese nuclear reactor melted down in 2011, following an earthquake and tsunami, fears arose that radiation would pollute the Pacific and spread to Canada’s West Coast. (Toru Hanai/REUTERS)

 

Jay Cullen never expected the world of hate he encountered when he began to post scientific information about the impact of the Fukushima accident on the Pacific Ocean.

Criticism was anticipated – but then he started getting death threats.

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