Full text of Nagasaki Peace Declaration

Aug 9, 2015

Full text of Nagasaki Peace Declaration

At 11:02 a.m., on the 9th August 1945, a single atomic bomb instantly reduced Nagasaki to a ruin. A vast amount of radiation passed through people’s bodies, and the city was struck by heat rays and a blast that defy imagination. 74,000 of the ...

Hiroshima atomic bombing should never be repeated, says U.S. diplomat

Aug 7, 2015

Hiroshima atomic bombing should never be repeated, says U.S. diplomat

A U.S. diplomat who attended this week’s 70th anniversary of the American atomic bombing of Hiroshima says nuclear weapons should never be used again. Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller was the highest-ranking U.S. official at Thursday’s ceremony. Gottemoeller ...

Aug 3, 2015

42% of A-bomb survivors overseas dissatisfied with support from Japan

Nearly 42 percent of atomic bomb survivors living abroad are not satisfied with the Japanese government’s support measures, according to a Kyodo News survey conducted ahead of the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Some overseas survivors have taken ...

First A-bomb exhibition in 20 years in Washington begins

Jun 15, 2015

First A-bomb exhibition in 20 years in Washington begins

An exhibition underscoring the misery inflicted on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the U.S. atomic bombings in 1945 has gotten underway in Washington for the first time in 20 years. Two survivors pleaded for efforts toward the abolition of nuclear weapons before some 150 people ...