Hiroshima

10.04.2016

G7 Hiroshima meeting should committ to eliminate nuclear weapons

G7 Hiroshima meeting should committ to eliminate nuclear weapons

10 APRIL 2016 PEOPLE FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT G7 HIROSHIMA MEETING SHOULD COMMITT TO ELIMINATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS The G7 meeting scheduled for 10 and 11th April in Hiroshima should commit unequivocally to the total… »

19.01.2016

Podcast: The new movement to ban nuclear weapons

Podcast: The new movement to ban nuclear weapons

Fifteen thousand, eight hundred nuclear weapons spread across 14 nations. One thousand, eight hundred ready to be launched within minutes of a warning. This is not the cold war, but the present reality – the daily existential threat with which we have learned to live. This podcast describes what has… »

06.08.2015

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

At a press conference on the 5th of August organised by the Greek branch of World without Wars and Violence and the Greek peace campaigner Panos Trigazis, in Athens, Nikos Stergiou gave this reflection on the Hiroshima bombing and it’s continued ramifications today. I close my eyes and I count… »

06.08.2015

City of Hiroshima Peace Declaration

City of Hiroshima Peace Declaration

In our town, we had the warmth of family life, the deep human bonds of community, festivals heralding each season, traditional culture and buildings passed down through history, as well as riversides where children played. At 8:15 a.m., August 6, 1945, all of that was destroyed by a single atomic… »

06.08.2015

Why Americans believe that bombing Hiroshima was necessary

Why Americans believe that bombing Hiroshima was necessary

By Gary G. Kohls, MD*  August 6, 2015, is the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, a civilian city that had minimal military value, despite the claims of President Truman when he announced the event to the American people. The whole truth of what the Nuremburg tribunal would… »

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… »

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… »

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