community Service means Business!

24 June 2008

20 More A-bomb Victims Recognized

NAGASAKI (Kyodo) The Nagasaki District Court on Monday recognized 20 of 27 plaintiffs as having illnesses caused by radiation from the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki, declaring illegal the government's decisions not to grant them certification. Earlier this month, the government decided not to appeal rulings delivered by high courts in Sendai and Osaka in late May, both of which recognized all the plaintiffs in those suits as having radiation-induced ailments, including plaintiffs who do not meet new criteria set by the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry in April.

Read the full story
The Japan Times: All Stories 6/18/08 4:37 PM

No comments:

Talk2Me

be here-Now!

into the Gaping Void

My Friend Flickr

Talk Gone Wrong

Drop-off Box

drop.io: simple private sharing

plan2planet

Blog Archive