[ RadSafe ] The Fukushima 50 - Choosing to hide their identities in shame

Stewart Farber - Radproject OPT radproject at optonline.net
Mon Oct 8 13:19:16 CDT 2012

A disturbing article from The Economist.  An event had been set up to honor the “Fukushima 50” –the staff who took extraordinary risks after the accident to limit damage and prevent it from having been even worse:


All but 3 men kept their backs to the cameras for fear of them and their families being stigmatized. TEPCO refused to let any of them speak with the media individually when requests were made.

Stewart Farber

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