Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Man-in-front-of-Closed-Shop-27MZIFI9955X.htmlConceptually similarHunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I42Completed★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I4HCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I49Completed★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I4ACompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I4ECompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I4FCompleted★★★★People in front of Closed ShopGP02I4GCompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I4ICompleted★★★★Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power PlantGP02I40Completed★★★★View AllGP02I48Man in front of Closed ShopA man who participated in the relay hunger strike sits near a closed shop. Since september 11, 127 people are participating in a hunger strike in Idinthakarai Village, 2kms from the Koodankulam Nuclear Power plant. The protestors demand the closing down of the Koodankulam nuclear power plants, 720kms from Chennai. The people of surrounding villages like Koodankulam, Idinthakarai and other neighbouring villages decide to withdraw from the ongoing peace process and resume their peaceful, nonviolent Gandhian satyagraha by holding a massive hunger strike.Locations:Asia-India-Tamil NaduDate:16 Sep, 2011Credit:© Nathan G / GreenpeaceMaximum size:2248px X 3872pxKeywords:Day-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-Nuclear (campaign title)-Nuclear energy-Nuclear power stations-One person-OutdoorsShoot:Hunger Strike against Nuclear Power Plant in IndiaVillagers take part in an indefinite fasting as they demand the closing of the Koodankulam nuclear power plant, in Idinthakarai village, Tamil Nadu, India.About 127 villagers have been on a hunger strike for the past 8 days and around 15,000 people have been reported to have participated in the protest which began on the 11th of September, 2011. Two Russian VVER reactors of 1000MWe capacity are in its final testing phase. A report prepared by Russian State Council, chaired by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, claims the reactors to be “under-prepared for both natural and man-made disasters ranging from floods to fires to earthquakes or plain negligence”.