Japan recognizes dozens more ‘black rain’ victims as Hiroshima atomic bomb survivors

In its judgment, the district court on Hiroshima was 84 candidates who suffered radiation-related deaths World War 2 after the bombing, other than the victims should receive the same benefits that was closer to the sound range.

The bomb dropped on Hiroshima the United States, Japan and south of the city on August 6, 1945, killing more than 70,000 people instantly. A second bomb followed three days later on Nagasaki and killed 40,000 more.

Of bombings and thousands of other gods, or of rays from the burns will be more slowly from the left to die of ten-related illnesses. And he was thrown ‘rain’ to fall across the region – but give them a mixture of particles from the explosion, citywide fires remained out of carbon and other elements of risk. Black rain fell on the warm clothes inspired by water contaminated with food poisoning widespread rays.

He remains in the country to use the atomic bomb to the US in the war so far.

Seiji Takato, 79, one of the plaintiffs in the case, and thus a suicide 4 years old when it happened. 8 And the arm of the water, also the cold, when it was developed, and from which He suffered a stroke and heart problems.

However, until now we and others in the “light rain” is not a clinical sapien free medical care for victims of the approach offered by the “rain” zones – the areas worst affected, with the same power as closest to the blast zone. Without the Church, this applies first of a girdle, a hundred marks of the victims of this, for the same benefits.

“We are true because they are true and the government have been made. However, they have not listened to us,” Takato said after the court released its decision. “I am very happy. 84 things not to expect (actors) in order to win. “

A group of claimants and supporters celebrating in Hiroshima after the court ruling on July 29, 2020.

Takato was added to “care” for all actors, and especially for the elderly 80s to 90s. “We are not all die if this (with) live long,” he said.

Ordered the city government to provide the plaintiffs with prefectural bill to know as A-bomb victims, “who gives time for medical treatment received benefits are worth about $ 300 a month.

In a news conference, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the government has not decided whether to appeal the verdict. “We do not have examined in detail the opinion of their service, Hiroshima Hiroshima prefecture and city to decide to take action that much,” he said.

75 years later

In a landmark ruling in an attack a week before the 75th anniversary of when former US President Harry S. Truman authorized US bomber aircraft, B-29 Enola Gay to drop a nuclear bomb codenamed “Baby Love” in Hiroshima.

Those who say the detonation and then, without the huge waves flash at once turned into heat, which in clothing clothed in rags. People vaporized in the next room or the impact from the fire or ashes. It was a huge boom and the sound – for a while – I felt like this past one hundred needles.

Then started the fires. Tornadoes and burned down the city. Many survivors were found to be of blisters covered him. When the roads are littered with the bodies.

Which, indeed, is laid waste, and brought him many disciples, that among the first US president Dwight D. Eisenhower, find fault with the design of an atomic bomb to use it.

After 75 years of walking the path of Hiroshima atomic bomb

In 1958, a resolution passed by the Council on Hiroshima City, Truman refused to express aware of the ex-president’s stance, calling for “gross stains from a crime that fell on Hiroshima and their victims.”

Truman’s position, but also hardened, writing in response: “I think it was in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the sacrifice and Japan must be driven by both military and their descendents.”

In 2016, US president Barack Obama is the first sitting on Hiroshima visit, where it says that the “world without nuclear weapons.”

In the aftermath of the bombing of Hiroshima and the horror that its own memory memorialized, and the Peace Memorial Museum, which sits in the Japanese city.

March may have been recognized 136.682, survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings and death, according to public broadcaster NHK, which cited government officials.

The survivors who made it: and do thou be angry with them has its own mission, has observed, at least end the hellish no one on Hiroshima.

Master Kosei City were left inside the mother’s womb sounds – she was four months pregnant with him when the bomb over. Almost 13 years before the day of the memory of Hiroshima peace, man, there was set forth in the documents of a suicide, and a variety of languages, in the was restored when binders were poring over the arrows.

“Without a knowledge of history we may be repeating the same mistakes,” he said. “We do not have a responsibility for what’s happened in the past, but they will have a job.”

CNN’s Brad Lendon Thomas Patterson, Brown and Ryan attention to this report.

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