“Hand in hand against nuclear power”
Around 50,000 people joined hands on 25 June across the borders of Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany to form a 90-kilometre human chain in protest against the incident-prone Belgian nuclear power plants at Doel and Tihange, Rheinische Post reports. The activists met in their respective countries’ border region. “The fear of the reactor unifies many people – also across borders,” the article says. The Belgian reactor at Tihange, just 60 kilometres from the German city of Aachen, would make one of Germany’s, and also Europe’s, most densely populated regions uninhabitable in the event of a major accident, Rheinische Post says.
Read the article in German here.