For those who continue to argue that nuclear energy is both feasible and safe, protesters may have a new, compelling argument: "Tell that to the butterflies."
This comes one year after Japan was struck by the earthquake- and tsunami-triggered Fukushima Daichi disaster.
Last year's Fukushima nuclear catastrophe was "man-made" and "the result of collusion" between the government, regulators and the company.
The protest against poverty and disparity that started in Wall Street in New York has spread to many other cities in the United States as well as abroad.
The Japanese Communist Party is launching a signature-collection campaign calling for the total withdrawal from nuclear power generation.
In response to the business community's request, big political parties have promoted nuclear power generation in an attempt to receive more corporate donations.
The Japanese Communist Party has called on all successive governments to make a drastic change in the atomic energy administration and has opposed additional construction plans.
Japan's Communist Party is making efforts to grasp the real on-the-ground situation of the quake and tsunami stricken areas and respond to disaster victims' demands.
International news clips regarding Italy, Yemen, Japan, Pakistan, Bolivia and Cuba.
Elections in an East German state were largely overshadowed by the news from Japan and, far more, from Libya.