This Week’s Featured Interview:
- Alison Katz, a psychologist and sociologist heads Independent WHO, the international watchdog group drawing attention to the World Health Organization’s failure in its duty to protect those populations who are victims of radioactive contamination. The group has held a vigil in front of WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, five days a week, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., since April 26, 2007 – the 21st anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Originally recorded for Nuclear Hotseat #118, September 17, 2013.
Scenes from Independent WHO’s vigil in front of the World Health Organizations headquarters
UPDATES to this week’s interview:
- Dr. Margaret Chan is still Director General of the WHO.
- In 2014, UN Special Reporteur on the Right to Health Anand Grover, referenced in the interview, was replaced by Dr. Dainius Pūras, whose specialty is mental health and, to date, has not published anything on nuclear matters.
- The 2013 Arnie Gunderson interview for Nuclear Hotseat #117 on what he’d do if he were in charge at Fukushima is available HERE.