Tag: Hiroshima bombing

Brandon Lanterns for Peace 2010

On Friday August 6th Brandon and District Labour Council and the Brandon Family YMCA will will hold Brandon’s Third Annual Japanese Lantern Ceremony for World Peace. This is a special ceremony because it is the 65th anniversary of the dropping…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2010

“LANTERNS FOR PEACE” remembers the first use of Atomic weapons on Hiroshima, August 6, and on Nagasaki, August 9, 1945. Please join us at by the fountain at Memorial Park on August 6, 2010. Schedule 7:30 to 8:30 p.m: Lantern…

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…

Winnipeg Lanterns for Peace 2009

Every August 6, citizens in thousands of communities around the world commemorate the nuclear attack on Hiroshima and rededicate themselves to the cause of peace and disarmament. In Winnipeg, a Lanterns for Peace Ceremony is conducted by Peace Alliance Winnipeg,…