Dec 18, 2015

Hiroshima hibakusha area in South Korea to get A-bomb museum

Construction will begin next year on a museum in South Korea dedicated to showing the horror of the August 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui has revealed. The museum in southern Hapcheon County, where many survivors of the blast live, will ...

Oct 10, 2015

Hibakusha group disheartened after missing Nobel Peace Prize

The leaders of a group of survivors from the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki expressed disappointment Friday after being overlooked for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. “It is very regrettable,” Terumi Tanaka, 83, secretary-general of the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb ...

Hiroshima hibakusha helps Cambodians to heal

Sep 18, 2015

Hiroshima hibakusha helps Cambodians to heal


Keiko Kunichika, an atomic bomb survivor, has chosen to spend her later years running a free facility in Phnom Penh called Hiroshima House. It was built by a group of Hiroshima citizens who recognized similar histories of ruin between the two cities. “I remember ...