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Commentary: The mayor of Nagasaki’s peace message to Illinois and the world via Chicago Tribune

Seventy-five years ago, on Aug. 9, 1945, the second atomic bomb following Hiroshima was detonated over our city, Nagasaki, Japan. The city was left in smoldering ruin by the blast wave and ferocious heat, and more than 150,000 people were … 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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Nagasaki mayor slams Abe’s nuclear policy on atom bomb anniversary via Australia Network News

Nagasaki’s mayor has urged the Japanese government to take stronger action in opposing nuclear weapons, during a ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city. As tens of thousands of people gathered in Nagasaki for … Continue reading

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Nagasaki marks anniversary of atomic bomb attack via Asian Correspondence.com

… Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue said the accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant, which was struck by a tsunami last March, has revealed the risk of nuclear technology. Taue urged Japan to map out concrete plans to achieve a nuclear-free … Continue reading

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