Yakuza gangsters ‘clean up’ Fukushima, oppress workers

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This video says about itself:

Atomic Mafia? Yakuza cleans up Fukushima, neglects basic workers’ rights

20 Nov 2013

Japan’s mafia is reportedly cashing in on the Fukushima disaster by running the clean-up efforts at the damaged nuclear plant. Workers complain of being understaffed and mistreated by contractors who think nothing of throwing them into areas of high radiation.

From Melanie’s Japan Safety blog:

Homeless men employed cleaning up the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, including those brought in by Japan’s yakuza gangsters, were not aware of the health risks they were taking and say their bosses treated them like “disposable people.”

RT’s Aleksey Yaroshevsky, reporting from the site of the world’s worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl, met with a former Fukushima worker who was engaged in the clean-up operation.

“We were given no insurance for health risks, no radiation meters even. We were treated like nothing…

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