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Sister Megan Rice, Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli

Megan Rice: The brave 84 year old nun imprisoned in the US for non-violent protest

Megan Rice’s story is one of courage, hope and determination, despite being in the most dire of situations. Last year, she was commended for her bravery after being jailed for opposing nuclear weapons in America. Ms Rice is an 84 year old Catholic nun who is currently being incarcerated in the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York, while two[Read More…]

UK ‘heading for nuclear disaster’ due to new power plants

UK ‘heading for nuclear disaster’ due to new power plants

Britain could be heading for a nuclear disaster if it presses ahead with plans to build a new generation of nuclear plants in Somerset, an expert has claimed. In an interview with the Guardian, Naomi Hirose, president of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) which runs Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has warned that a similar disaster could easily befall[Read More…]

The Fukushima has been subject to a number of severe radioactive leaks this year

Heavy rain causing radioactive leaks at Fukushima

Heavy rain has caused further radioactive leaks at Fukushima, it has been reported. The findings came as a team of experts from the UN’s nuclear watchdog ended their review of Japan’s progress in cleaning up after the tsunami-sparked meltdowns of March 2011 created the worst atomic disaster in a generation. The leak is the latest in a long line of[Read More…]