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Hiroshima remembers atomic bomb: ‘abolish the evil of nuclear weapons’ via The Guardian

The Japanese city falls quiet as it remembers the moment 70 years ago that the Enola Gay dropped a bomb that obliterated tens of thousands of lives […] Thursday’s ceremony was attended by 40,000 people, including representatives of more than … Continue reading

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Why we need complete nuclear disarmament via World Economic Forum

By Kazumi Matsui and Tomihisa Taue On April 27, representatives of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty’s 190 member countries will meet in New York for a four-week review of the 45-year-old pact. The attendees would be wise to consider an important … Continue reading

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki write to Obama to protest U.S. plutonium tests via Global Post

The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki separately sent letters of protest to President Barack Obama on Tuesday after the United States revealed it had conducted an experiment using plutonium to examine the capabilities of nuclear weapons between April and June. … Continue reading

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