Chief of A-bomb survivors' group Nihon Hidankyo to step down

Jun 3, 2017

Chief of A-bomb survivors' group Nihon Hidankyo to step down

Terumi Tanaka, secretary-general of the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations (Nihon Hidankyo), will step down in light of his ill health and the need to pass leadership of the anti-nuclear movement to younger generations, sources said Saturday. The successor to Tanaka, 85, ...

Japan and Australia harshly criticized for no-show at U.N. nuke ban talks

Mar 29, 2017

Japan and Australia harshly criticized for no-show at U.N. nuke ban talks

A Japanese atomic bomb survivor and an Aboriginal Australian who lived through multiple nuclear tests slammed their respective governments Tuesday for not participating in U.N. negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. "I especially condemn the Japanese government's inability to fully commit to these ...