China Leads Opposition to Japan’s Fukushima Water Release


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Japan's decision to release diluted waste water from the ruined Fukushima nuclear reactor has sparked a prolonged campaign of condemnation, led by China, with the Japanese Embassy in Beijing allegedly attacked by a brick on Tuesday. Hayashi Yoshimasa, Japan's foreign minister, said the brick was thrown at its embassy in the Chinese capital while Japanese nationals in China were also targets of harassment. Chinese state media said Chinese diplomatic missions in Japan had also been harassed. China has been a vocal opponent of the release of the reactor water, despite the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) stating the process meets...