ToxicsWatch Alliance supports the demand of groups for inclusion in the Article 14 Contaminated Sites in the proposed Minamata or Mercury Convention.
"Lessons Learned from Minamata" consist of the following critical transgressions arising from the mishandling of the Minamata tragedy:
(1) unethical and illegal acts committed by the Chisso Company; (2) inaction, insincerity, deception and violations of laws including the Food Sanitation Law by the Japanese government; (3) collusion between and among the Chisso Company, academia and the government; (4) distortion of scientific reports / evidence by scholars beholden to the government and Chisso Company ; and (5) disregard of humanright, and health, environment and safety.
Hiroshima Must Not Be Irradiated Again: CNIC Statement on the Court Ruling Suspending Ikata NPP - On December 13 the Hiroshima High Court ordered a temporary injunction suspending operations at Shikoku Electric Power Company’s Ikata NPP Unit 3. Citize...