Summer 2015: 70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings
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|Hiroshima: August 6 commemoration|
. . . AND let's do something about it: make a nuclear ban a reality.
Here's a list of events commemorating the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki August 6 and 9, 2015.
(If you know of an event that's not on the list, please add it as a comment to this blog below.)
If there's no event happening in your city -- why not organize one?
|Detail of world map showing countries supporting nuclear ban.|
(See live ICAN map for global view and latest updates.)
And here's the information on making a nuclear ban a reality.
As I write this, ONE HUNDRED AND SEVEN COUNTRIES have endorsed the pledge to "fill the legal gap for the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons."
Let's make the summer of 2015 the time when EVERY country gets on the map!
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|Don't show up empty-handed on August6.|
Ban nuclear weapons on the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
(See FIRE AND BLAST: A Curriculum that Confronts Nuclear Danger?)
At the Peace and Planet nuclear disarmament events in New York in April, I heard Prof. Zia Mian challenge the audience to confront the fact that the promises that we have gotten to date from the US to eliminate nuclear weapons aren't being honored. We think we've made progress, but the truth is that we've FAILED.
(See NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT: Time to get ANGRY about US FAILURE! )
(See 5 Ways YOU Can Make a Difference on #NoNukesTuesday )
The US Council of Mayors just met in San Francisco in June and adopted a strong position for the abolition of nuclear weapons.
(See US Mayors "Get It': The Nuclear Threat Must Be Stopped )