Category: Campaigns

Video: Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace

Winnipeg, August 9, 2023: Hinode Taiko performs at Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace. Photo: Paul S. Graham

Winnipeg, August 9, 2023 — Winnipeggers held a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony to mark the 78th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These ceremonies are conducted each year to help keep alive the memory of these attacks…

A Vigil for Palestine

Winnipeg, August 12, 2023: Supporters of Palestinian liberation in Winnipeg held a vigil across from the Israeli Folklorama Pavilion to raise awareness of the suffering of Palestinians under Israeli occupation.

Nagasaki Peace Declaration 2023

“Suddenly a rainbow-like flash of light burst from behind me. A blast of wind knocked me over, slamming me into the road. Touching my back, my clothes were gone and my skin was blistered and slimy, sticking to my fingers.…

Hiroshima Peace Declaration 2023

Every year on August 6, the City of Hiroshima holds a Peace Memorial Ceremony to pray for the peaceful repose of the victims, for the abolition of nuclear weapons, and for lasting world peace. During that ceremony, the Mayor issues…