200,000 for Fukushima's children
To Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda:
As concerned citizens, we urge you to take immediate action to support Fukushima City's children still trapped in highly contaminated areas. Specifically, we call on you to recognize the right of local Watari residents to resettle and to provide urgent assistance to those who want to relocate to safer areas. The future of our children and grandchildren is at stake -- there is no time to lose.
November 11, 2011: We delivered our message by hand to the PM's office -- and we will keep delivering this petition to PM Noda and to the media until the government takes action! Let's continue signing and spreading the word to Save Fukushima's children.
In four days, the mothers of Fukushima will ramp up their protest to protect their children's health. On December 1st they will start a 10 month 10 day sit-in to demand government action -- and we can supercharge their voices and help them win.
Every day there is mounting evidence of the brutal levels of soil and food contamination. More than 300,000 children remain at risk across Fukushima Prefecture. These brave mothers are crying out for help, but, shockingly, our government is ignoring them, hiding behind a virtual wall of media silence. But if we can get 200,000 of us to stand with them before they courageously embark on this protest, there will be too many of us to shun, and we can force the government into action.
We know PM Noda is sensitive to public opinion. If we can get our petition to 200,000 before the sit in begins, we will put up a solidarity banner with all of our names on in front of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and create a media storm. Sign the petition now, and if you've already done so, forward it to everyone you know -- if all of us just get 10 more to sign up we will hit our target and shame the Prime Minister to respond.