• Kyodo


The Nagasaki District Court on Wednesday ordered the government to pay a medical stipend to a Japanese survivor of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki whose payments were cut while he was living overseas.

It is the first time that a hibakusha who has moved overseas has won a ruling granting unpaid medical stipends during the absence.

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