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Japan - Nuclear industry entrepreneur seeks massive damages from freelancer

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores nuclear industry entrepreneur Shiro Shirakawa's use of the courts to hound freelance journalist Minoru Tanaka for his article investigating collusion between Shirakawa, politicians, nuclear plant construction companies and TEPCO, the company that owns the ill-fated Fukushima-Daiichi plant. Shirakawa, who now heads the nuclear power safety company New Tech, is demanding 670 million yen (670,000 euros) from Tanaka for calling him a “nuclear (industry) (...)

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