Two Japanese from Fukushima may be deported for joining anti-nuclear rally



Two Japanese citizens could be deported for attending an anti-nuclear rally in Taipei Saturday, as Taiwan officials said the pair’s participation in the protest was contrary to the stated purpose of their visit to Taiwan.

The National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Sunday it will assess the police video footage of the protest and will decide whether or not to deport Ayako Oga and Saeko Uno.

Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to urge the government to stop construction of Taiwan’s fourth nuclear power plant and pursue a more sustainable energy policy.

Among them were Oga and Uno, who are both from Fukushima Prefecture where the March 11 earthquake and tsunami caused severe damage to a nuclear power plant and led to the worst nuclear crisis in Japan’s history. […]



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