Hibakusha urge Trump to put humanity first

Jan 22, 2017

Hibakusha urge Trump to put humanity first

Hibakusha expressed concern Saturday about the prospects of nuclear disarmament under new U.S. President Donald Trump, with one calling on him to think from the perspective of all humanity rather than his signature phrase of “America First.” Sunao Tsuboi, head of the Japan Confederation ...

Jan 5, 2017

A-bomb survivor, others press Trump on nuclear disarmament

A Japanese atomic bomb survivor along with anti-war activists and scholars from around the globe urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to recognize the threat of nuclear weapons and pursue disarmament. They made the pitch to Trump, who will assume office on Jan. ...

Japan asks Canada's foreign minister to visit Nagasaki

/ Jul 20, 2016

Japan asks Canada's foreign minister to visit Nagasaki

Japan has sounded out Canada about the possibility of Stephane Dion becoming the first sitting foreign minister from a Group of Seven country to visit Nagasaki, to boost efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons, sources said Tuesday. The Japanese government wants more ...