Interview: Local says ‘unlisted’ Fukushima radiation workers held captive until they die, then marked as ‘missing’
25 October, 2011
Journalist: Iwakami Yasumi
Man being interviewed: Mr. Sakuma, a Fukushima citizen who runs motorcycle shop. He has 30 million yen bank loan, which forced him to come back to Fukushima.
Date filmed: Oct. 21, 2011
- A 21 years old Fukushima worker died of cardiac trouble. It is not reported and police don’t perform an autopsy. He worked at the Fukushima plant from March to July.
- In the most contaminated areas, “unlisted” workers are forced to work. One of his friends had to go into Reactor No. 3. When the person saw the area, it was full of debris and the counter showed about 1~2 Sv/hr. The next morning, the area was perfectly clean. Because it needs sensitive work, it must have been done by humans. They say those disposable workers were forced to work in those situations, held captive until they die, and then marked as “missing”.
- Police that guard within the 20km evacuation zone are not informed of the radiation level (about 100 microSv/h when Mr. Sakuma and his friend visited) and a lot of police are dead, but it is not reported either.
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