Peace and Disarmament

09.08.2014

Humans Search for Life on Other Planets While Modernizing Weapons That Can Destroy All Life on Planet Earth’

Humans Search for Life on Other Planets While Modernizing Weapons That Can Destroy All Life on Planet Earth’

One of the great ironies of modern science is that humans are searching for life on other planets while retaining and modernizing weapons of mass destruction that, if used, can destroy all life on planet Earth, said UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon today on the occasion of the 69 anniversary… »

08.08.2014

For a Nuclear-Weapon Free, Peaceful, and Just World

For a Nuclear-Weapon Free,  Peaceful, and Just World

Keynote Address  For a Nuclear-Weapon Free, Peaceful, and Just World   by  Angela Kane High Representative for Disarmament Affairs United Nations    2014 World Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs Hiroshima, Japan 6 August… »

07.08.2014

Inhumane, Illegal, Immoral and Cruel: a Survivor Account of the Hiroshima Bombing

Inhumane, Illegal, Immoral and Cruel: a Survivor Account of the Hiroshima Bombing

By ICAN* At the Little White House in Key West Florida, on 16 May 2014, atomic bomb testimony was delivered in an official forum on Truman ground for the first time. Together with Clifton Truman Daniel, Hibakusha Stories organized an event where  and Yasuaki… »

07.08.2014

Message of Peace from Hiroshima – 69 Years on, Peace Is Still the Best Self-defense

Message of Peace from Hiroshima – 69 Years on, Peace Is Still the Best Self-defense

Greenpeace believes that peace is the best self-defense, and that war is the biggest threat to the environment. This story is a call for peace by Daisuke Miyachi of Greenpeace Japan. Daisuke is from Hiroshima and his grandmother was one of the surviving victims of the atomic bombing… »

07.08.2014

“War Makes Everyone Crazy”: Hiroshima Survivor Reflects on 69th Anniversary of U.S. Atomic Bombing

“War Makes Everyone Crazy”: Hiroshima Survivor Reflects on 69th Anniversary of U.S. Atomic Bombing

Sixty-nine years ago at 8:15 a.m., the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Destruction from the bomb was massive: Shock waves, radiation and heat rays took the lives of some 140,000 people — nearly half of the town’s population. Three days later, the United… »

07.08.2014

Israel: Preparing the next war before the weapons have cooled down

Israel: Preparing the next war before the weapons have cooled down

By Meir Margalit The headline of an article in the Jerusalem Post on August 3rd, days before the agreed ceasefire, signed by Eric Mandel, has left me stunned, shocked. Its title reads: “Lessons to learn before the next war.” The war continued, the tanks were still raging, people on… »

06.08.2014

Hiroshima-Nagasaki – new path urgently needed

Hiroshima-Nagasaki – new path urgently needed

6 August 2014 marks the 69th anniversary of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon over Japan. Today, the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will hold ceremonies commemorating those hundreds of thousands who perished in the two nuclear attacks in 1945, and the countless more whose lives would forever be… »

06.08.2014

It’s Enough, We Want Peace! – A campaign and an interview

I met Elhachemi Sabi, 24 years old, Algerian blogger and citizen journalist, volunteer with the Algerian Food bank and other NGOs, peace activist in the chat forum of the Global Media Forum. He lives in a small village called El Mouafkia in the Algerian province Chlef. He started… »

06.08.2014

The City of Hiroshima peace declaration

The City of Hiroshima peace declaration

August 6, 2014 Summer, 69 years later. The burning sun takes us back to “that day.” August 6, 1945. A single atomic bomb renders Hiroshima a burnt plain. From infants to the elderly, tens of thousands of innocent civilians lose their lives in a single day. By the end… »

02.08.2014

Zionists robbing Jews of their religion and life

Zionists robbing Jews of their religion and life

On this day August 2, 2014, when I have to listen to the UN chief blame Hamas – the legitimate political and military organisation of Palestine now labelled terrorists by the West instead of the defence forces of the Palestinian peoples – for breaking the 72 hour ceasefire I hear… »

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