On December 9th, 2012, Human Rights Now released the following statement in relation to the UN Special Rapporteurs report on Fukushima, Japan.
“Requests for a Drastic Policy Change in Compliance with the Recommendations Made by the UN Special Rapporteur Mr. Anand Grover. Japanese Civil Society urges the Japanese government to take a rights-based approach in order to ensure the rights to health for the affected people by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident”
The statement calls for the Japanese government to make policy changes in its response to the nuclear accident in line with recommendations outlined in the Special Rapporteurs report. The full statement is available to read online here.