On May 16, LIA submitted written demands, along with the concerns of civilians and animal welfare groups, to Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry regarding the treatment of animals in the area around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
The Executive Director in LIA submitted written demands regarding the treatment of animals in 20km ‘no-go zone’ in Fukushima Prefecture, civilian comments collected by us and lists of foreign animal welfare groups which approved of our written demands to the office of Banri Kaieda, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry at Daiichi-Members’ office building for the members of the House of Representatives (Nagatacho, Tokyo, Japan) on May 16.
Mr. Kaieda was in the meeting for diet deliberations at the time but we met the policy secretary and submitted these documents as a confidential letter to Mr. Kaieda. A Yomiuri newspapers reporter accompanied us, but we were not allowed to take photographs of the meeting.
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We presented the Minister of the Environment with the following voice:
We presented the Minister of the Environment with the following requests:
We presented the Minister of the Environment with the following Animal welfare groups list: