These projects have been on the anvil for almost a decade now, and have been facing intense local opposition, besides other serious questions such as safety concerns, environmental impacts, emergency evacuation and liability.

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On Thursday, May 11th, 2017 German anti-nuclear activist Hanna Poddig went to the prison of Hildesheim (Lower Saxony state) in order to serve her sentence of up to 110 days imprisonment. She had refused to pay a fine of Euro 1650 (around INR 116,000) for chaining herself to a railway track, and finally has to serve the prison term now. Endorsements and solidarity messages can also be sent to editor@dianuke.org

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When Hanna went to prison on Thursday, she was accompanied by about 30 people in solidarity, carrying lots of anti-nuclear banners. Lasting for longer than a day, a manifestation was held in front of the prison, where people could write postcards to the prisoner. Last time, when Hanna was sentenced for blocking a nuclear train, local prison director Oliver Wessels paid the fine from his own pockets to avoid further public attention.

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Fairewinds’ program researcher Ben Shulman-Reed appeared on CCTV with host Margaret Harrington to discuss the rising nuclear tensions with North Korea as well as the continuous nuclear weapons buildup, including nuclear waste, Yucca mountain, uranium mining, and nuclear weapons testing. Joining them via Skype is Kevin Kamps of the nuclear waste watchdog, Beyond Nuclear.

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