Global Politics Podcast

Episode 31 - 10 years of Fukushima

March 16, 2021 Global Politics
Global Politics Podcast
Episode 31 - 10 years of Fukushima
Show Notes

On 11 March 2021, Japan observed the 10th anniversary of the earthquake (and tsunami) and the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Silent prayers were held across the country to mourn the victims. Japanese Emperor Naruhito and PM Suga took part in a commemorative ceremony in Tokyo where they held a moment of silence at 1446 hrs (JST), the exact time at which the earthquake struck 10 years ago.