No trouble as Pana Wave settles down in Fukui

Daily Yomiuri (Japan), May 11, 2003
http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/newse/20030511wo31.htm

With local residents uneasy and the police on high alert, members of Pana Wave Laboratory on Saturday remained on the grounds of a closed school in Fukui, hanging white sheets around their vehicles.

Three vehicles belonging to right-wing activists arrived at about 5:30 a.m. Saturday. There was no trouble, although the activists used a loudspeaker to demand that Pana Wave leave Japan. Pana Wave members asked them to stop.

The Pana Wave members stayed on the school grounds, about two kilometers from one of Pana Wave’s facilities, claiming the facility was contaminated and they could not enter it as the lot has not been paved.

Kiyoshi Maeda, 65, representative of a local residents association, and others met with a senior member of the group before 9 a.m.

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