Farmers protest against Japanese nuke plant owner (AP) – 1173th Edition

Farmers, mostly from Fukushima Prefecture where the tsunami crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi plant is located, gather in front of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) headquarters in Tokyo Tuesday, April 26, 2011. More than 200 farmers affected by radiation spewing from the nuclear plant staged a demonstration to demand that TEPCO pays them adequate compensation for loss of income caused by having to leave their farms, or for having produced withdrawn from the market due to contamination fears. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)AP – More than 200 farmers brought two cows to Tokyo where they shouted and punched the air Tuesday in a protest to demand compensation for products contaminated by radiation spewing from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant.

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