Peace and Disarmament

20.08.2019

IPPNW warns of dire consequences of military escalation in Kashmir

IPPNW warns of dire consequences of military escalation in Kashmir

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) is calling on the Indian government to restore immediately all communications and freedom of movement in Kashmir and Jammu, and urging all states in the disputed border regions to initiate new diplomatic talks aimed at reducing tensions and negotiating a peaceful… »

16.08.2019

IPB Youth Network Conference Transform! Towards a Culture of Peace

IPB Youth Network Conference Transform! Towards a Culture of Peace

20-22 September 2019, International Peace Bureau Organizers IPB Youth Network, IPB in partnership with ITUC and ITUC Youth With the support of DFG-VK, International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES),… »

12.08.2019

Portuguese premiere for “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”

Portuguese premiere for “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”

On the 9th of August, precisely 74 years after the nuclear catastrophe in Nagasaki, the documentary “The beginning of the end of nuclear weapons” was shown in Porto, Portugal a city twinned with Nagasaki since 1978. The documentary was produced by the Pressenza news agency and the event in Porto… »

10.08.2019

Anti-Nuclear Protest in Observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

Anti-Nuclear Protest in Observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

Photos by Ellen Davidson Interview By Jhon Sánchez Last Monday, August 5th, in front of the General Consulate of Japan in New York, a group of protesters gathered on occasion of the 74th anniversary of the… »

08.08.2019

Federal Judge Hears Kings Bay Plowshares’ Motion to Dismiss Charges Under RFRA

Federal Judge Hears Kings Bay Plowshares’ Motion to Dismiss Charges Under RFRA

The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 in federal court today made oral arguments concerning the denial of the pre-trial motions to dismiss the charges against them.  Appearing for the first time before Judge Lisa Godbey Wood, who will be the trial judge, four of the pro-se defendants and two of the… »

07.08.2019

An Open Letter To The People Of Japan From Concerned Peace Organizations and Citizens of The United States

An Open Letter To The People Of Japan From Concerned Peace Organizations and Citizens of The United States

—In observance of the 74th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Japan— We, the undersigned, representing a coalition of concerned peace organizations and citizens of the United States are advocating for abolition of nuclear weapons globally. We are gathering here, in front of the Consulate General of Japan in New… »

07.08.2019

Hiroshima Peace Declaration on 74th A-bomb anniversary by Mayor Kazumi Matsui

Hiroshima Peace Declaration on 74th A-bomb anniversary by Mayor Kazumi Matsui

The following is the full text of the Peace Declaration read on Aug. 6 by Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui at a ceremony to mark the 74rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. Around the world today, we see self-centered nationalism in ascendance, tensions heightened by international exclusivity… »

06.08.2019

UN nuclear weapon ban treaty now halfway towards entry into force

UN nuclear weapon ban treaty now halfway towards entry into force

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, adopted in 2017, is now halfway towards entering into force. This important milestone was reached on 6 August, the anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima, when Bolivia became the 25th nation to ratify the treaty. A total of 50 ratifications… »

06.08.2019

Hiroshima Unlearned: Time to tell the truth about US relations with Russia and finally ban the bomb

Hiroshima Unlearned: Time to tell the truth about US relations with Russia and finally ban the bomb

August 6th and 9th mark 74 years since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where only one nuclear bomb dropped on each city caused the deaths of up to 146,000 people in Hiroshima and 80,000 people in Nagasaki. Today, with the US decision to walk away from the 1987… »

06.08.2019

Interview with Setsuko Thurlow, Hiroshima Bomb Survivor

Interview with Setsuko Thurlow, Hiroshima Bomb Survivor

On June 6th, we at Pressenza premiered our latest documentary film, “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”.  For this film, we interviewed 14 people, experts in their fields, who were able to provide insight into the history of the subject, the process which led to… »

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