Tag: nuclear war

The World’s Nukes – Good News and Bad News

U.S. Pres. Barack Obama chairs the Security Council Summit on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. Credit: Bomoon Lee/IPS
UNITED NATIONS, Jun 13 2016 (IPS) – The world’s nuclear arsenal continues to decline – from 15,850 warheads in early 2015 to 15,395 in 2016, according to the latest figures released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute […]

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace

Commemorating the atomic bombings of Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945)
Program:
7:30 to 8:30 – Lantern Making (all materials supplied)
8:30 – Lantern Ceremony
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Lanterns for Peace Poster: 8.5 X 11 inches
Lanterns for Peace Flyers: 4 small flyers on an 8.5 X 11 inch sheet – print, cut and take […]

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace

[ August 9, 2013; 7:30 pm; ] Commemorating the atomic bombings of Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945)

Program:
7:30 to 8:30 – Lantern Making (all materials supplied)
8:30 – Lantern Ceremony

More information: Project Peacemakers at 775-8178

If you have never been to a Lanterns For Peace Ceremony, this video, of last year’s event, will give you a sense of what to expect.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXhHCRRM90c

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Koreans seek Hiroshima compensation

By AlJazeeraEnglish, April 13, 2010
During the Japanese occupation of Korea in World War Two, tens of thousands of Koreans were sent to Japanese cities to work in munitions factories.
For the unlucky people of Hapcheon, the destination was the city of Hiroshima one of two Japanese cities struck by US atomic bombs in August 1945.
Today […]

Missile defence a novel way to commit suicide

The Magic Pudding
Posted August 19, 2008
Why is the US government still pouring billions into missile defence?
By George Monbiot. Published in the Guardian 18th August 2008
It’s a novel way to commit suicide. Just as Russia demonstrates what happens to former minions which annoy it, Poland agrees to host a US missile defence base. […]