ICAN leader Beatrice Fihn makes first visit to Nagasaki

National Jan 13, 2018

ICAN leader Beatrice Fihn makes first visit to Nagasaki

Beatrice Fihn, leader of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, laid flowers Saturday at the ground zero monument in Nagasaki Peace Park. Afterward, Fihn visited the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, which she said made her realize ...

Peace Boat leaves for anti-nuke tour of Asia and Oceania

National Jan 8, 2018

Peace Boat leaves for anti-nuke tour of Asia and Oceania

A ship chartered by Japan-based Peace Boat, a nongovernmental organization that works closely with the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), left Yokohama on Monday for an extended tour of Asia and Oceania. People on board the ship will promote nuclear ...

National / Politics Oct 12, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize laureate raps Japan's snub of nuclear ban treaty

A key member of an international organization that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize criticized the Japanese government Wednesday for ignoring a landmark U.N. treaty that outlaws nuclear weapons. "This extraordinary silence on this treaty by the Japanese government is very, very disappointing and frustrating," ...