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," ...

National Oct 5, 2016

Hibakusha visit U.K. Parliament, call for nuclear-free world

A group of atomic bomb survivors on Tuesday shared their personal experiences of suffering and appealed for the abolition of nuclear weapons at an event hosted in the House of Lords in London. Members of Parliament, nongovernmental organization officials and young students attended to listen ...