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75th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings – Deconstructing the Myths and Promoting a Nuclear Weapons-Free and Just World

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday, July 13, 2020: 7pm EDT Join three extraordinary speakers as we build toward 75th anniversary commemorations of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and promote a nuclear-free and just world. *   Sueichi KIDO, the General Secretary of Nihon Hidankyo, the Japan Confederation of A- & H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations *   Gar Alperovitz, author of the definitive book, “The Decision to Use the A-bomb” *   Rev. Liz Theoharis, Co-Chair, Poor People’s Campaign, Director of the Kairos Center for Religions, …

Nuclear vs COVID spending

Fund Healthcare Not Nuclear Warfare

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fund Healthcare Not Warfare Webinar Series During the pandemic, the lack of investment in public health infrastructure, including health care for all, has had deadly consequences for tens of thousands of people. The $22.42 billion the U.S. will be spending this year to upgrade its first-strike nuclear arsenal could pay for 624 million corona virus tests, 747, 633 covid-19 hospital stays, or 6.6 BILLION N95 masks. This has to change. Our lives and security depend on it. Join Bill Hartung…

2020 World Conference Against A and H Bombs (online)

2020 World Conference against A and H Bombs (online)

August 1 @ 9:00 pm - August 8 @ 11:30 pm

Provisional Schedule & Program of the 2020 World Conference against A and H Bombs (as of May 21): Theme: "With the Hibakusha, Let Us Achieve a Nuclear Weapon-free, Peaceful and Just World - for the Future of the Humankind and Our Planet"   International Meeting (Webinar: 1000 participants + YouTube) August 2 (Sun): 10:00 am-12:30 pm (JST) / August 1, 9pm (EDT) Report from the Organizer Report from the Hibakusha Guest speaker Session I: Cooperation for the abolition of nuclear…

Waltham No More Hiroshimas Protest 2018

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Anniversary Peace Vigil

August 6 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

The first nuclear bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Three days later, another atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. The civilian death toll was 140,000 people in Hiroshima and 70,000 in Nagasaki. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) took effect 48 years ago, yet the five NPT nuclear weapons states have not taken serious action on their treaty commitments to nuclear disarmament. In the meantime, four more states have acquired nuclear weapons and the risks of their use…

Pittsfield Vigil

75 Years Since Hiroshima

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Thursday 6 August 2020 marks 75 years since humans first used nuclear weapons against other humans. There will be a Hiroshima Day Vigil that Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the sidewalk around Park Square in Pittsfield. At 8:15 a.m., the time the A-bomb fissioned above Hiroshima, there will be 5 minutes of silence. That bomb alone killed about 140,000 human beings. This will be the 39th consecutive Hiroshima Day Vigil at Park Square. Signs will be provided at…

MVPP Hiroshima Commemoration 2018

Hiroshima/ Nagasaki Vigil

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Merrimack Valley People for Peace will be holding its Hiroshima vigil August 6 at 7:00 pm till 8, in front of the Old Andover Town Hall, Andover, MA.

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

New Hampshire Peace Action will host Masako Wada, Nagasaki survivor and Assistant Secretary General of Hidankyo, the Japanese organization of survivors of nuclear strikes on Friday, August 7 at 6:30 PM by zoom as we commemorate and remember the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This will be an online (zoom) event for the speakers and a Facebook watch and YouTube live stream for participants. Every year, all over the world, people gather to remember the atomic bombings of Hiroshima…

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki – 75th Anniversary

August 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

NEVER AGAIN – NO MORE HIROSHIMA and NAGASAKI – NO MORE VICTIMS - ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS 7:30 PM – Silent Vigil – Watertown Square 8:00 PM – Music and Testimonials 8:30 PM – Launching of the Candle boats – Watertown Dock NEVER AGAIN! NO MORE VICTIMS! ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS! “Why do we stand in silence and float candle boats”? *To remember the more than 210,000 killed, and many more injured, by the U.S. nuclear attack on the Japanese cities of…

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