Workers move waste containing radiated soil, leaves and debris from the decontamination operation at a storage site in Naraha town. Photo: Reuters

Japan needs thousands of foreign workers to decommission Fukushima plant, prompting backlash from anti-nuke campaigners and rights activists

  • Activists are not convinced working at the site is safe for anyone and they fear foreign workers will feel ‘pressured’ to ignore risks if jobs are at risk
  • Towns and villages around the plant are still out of bounds because radiation levels are dangerously high
Topic |   Fukushima nuclear disaster

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Workers move waste containing radiated soil, leaves and debris from the decontamination operation at a storage site in Naraha town. Photo: Reuters
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