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Kouta Kinoshita lectures in London

Here is the link to Japanese

Japanese journalist talks about the problem of radiation after Fukushima

in this lecture, he will look at the immediate and long term health problems from radiation and discuss how to take precautions against radiation exposure. He will also examine how people can disseminate the facts from the Government sponsored media propaganda which is appearing on a daily basis in Japan.

This lecture is in japanese with english interpreter.

Venue:SOAS - University of London, Thornhaugh Street, London

Tube: Russell Square (Piccadilly Line)

Free Entry (Donations Welcome)

Limited seat available


Date: 6th November

Room FG01 (Russell Sq campus Faber Building, Ground floor)

10:00 Doors open



Date: 6th November

Room G51 (Russell Sq campus Main Building, Ground floor)

18:00 Doors open


Free Entry (Donations Welcome)

Limited seat available

Kouta Kinoshita Profile

Born in Tokushima Prefecture 1967
Degree in Faculty of Law at Chuo University 1990

Kouta Kinoshita has worked for a japanese broadcasting station in Tokyo as a news journalist, news program director and program producer.

Kinoshita has reported on a number of high profile events in Japan. He responsible for coverage of the series of incidents involving Aum Shinrikyo and the sarin gas attack on the tokyo underground.

Kinoshita reported on the first nuclear accident in Japan in 1999. In the Tokai-Mura JCO nuclear processing plant, There was a serious contamination problem which led to the accidental exposure and death of two workers. Kinoshita went to the plant just two hours after the accident and saw first hand the affects of radiation.

After the Fukushima nuclear accident, Kinoshita started reporting on the effects of the radiation exposure. Kinoshita researched ground contamination in and around Fukushima, as well as the Tokyo metropolitan area by taking soil samples. This personal project led to him forming a group called "The Radioactivity Defence Project"; this was done to increase the public awareness of the continuing and expanding damage to peoples health caused by radiation exposure. The project takes the form of a personal blog and Kinoshita uses social media like Facebook and Twitter to inform his audience. Since the start of "The Radioactivity Defence Project" in 2011, there are now 200 people contributing to the site across Japan, Asia and Europe. On Facebook the project has spawned 15 sub groups with over 15,000 members registered and growing daily.

The Radioactivity Defence Project 
The Radioactivity Defence Project Europe