Monthly Archives: November 2012

An Open Letter: Why I Support Akio Matsumura, and Why You Should Too / (公開書簡) 福島第一原発危機:松村昭雄氏への皆様からのご協力お願いとその理由

Last week I received this letter of appraisal from Ms. Michiko Kimura, whom I have known for many years. I publish it here with great humility and appreciation. Yours truly, Akio.

 

Read in Japanese and German.

 

I had the opportunity to work with Mr. Akio Matsumura when I was working as the Assistant in Charge of International Relations for the late Hon. Takashi Sato… Continue reading

UN Finally Urges Japan to Do More for Health

Read this article in German.

 

by Akio Matsumura and Chris Cote

 

Days after the World Health Organization downplayed the health crisis in Fukushima, UN Special Rapporteur for the right to health Anand Grover strongly recommended that the Japanese government be accountable for the health of its population and take more appropriate action. Finishing an 11-day tour of Fukushima prefecture and… Continue reading