The global nuclear industry faces tough times - and activists feel optimistic - in light of historic news that Japan has decided to abandon nuclear power.
This comes one year after Japan was struck by the earthquake- and tsunami-triggered Fukushima Daichi disaster.
In response to the business community's request, big political parties have promoted nuclear power generation in an attempt to receive more corporate donations.
The Japanese Communist Party has called on all successive governments to make a drastic change in the atomic energy administration and has opposed additional construction plans.
Japan's Communist Party is making efforts to grasp the real on-the-ground situation of the quake and tsunami stricken areas and respond to disaster victims' demands.