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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 04:25 PM
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Anti-nuclear 'die in' on Franco-German border
Source: the Telegraph

Around 700 anti-nuclear protesters staged a "die in" on a bridge on the Franco-German border on Monday, on the eve of the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl and after Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident.

The Easter Monday demonstration was one of several to be staged on bridges over the Rhine around Strasbourg to mark the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl in Ukraine on April 26, 1986 as well as the Fukushima crisis.

The main protest at the midway point on the Pont de l'Europe joining Strasbourg in eastern France and Kehl in Germany was to show that "radioactivity knows no borders," said organiser Remi Verdet.

"We're here to remind people that zero risk does not exist," he said.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/german...
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