Seventy years after Hiroshima, it’s high time to ban the bomb

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Author Cesar Jaramillo Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 36 Issue 3 Autumn 2015 On the morning of Thursday, August 6, I was among tens of thousands of people gathered at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Setting the stage Despite the multitude, which included officials from more than 100 countries, there …

Commemorating Hiroshima Day

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Author Cesar Jaramillo Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 35 Issue 3 Autumn 2014 Project Ploughshares’ Cesar Jaramillo presents the keynote address on the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Thanks to the Hiroshima Day Coalition for inviting me to speak at this special commemoration, and thanks to everyone in attendance. Today is a somber day. But it is also a hopeful …

Peace Day: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Author Jessica West The Ploughshares Monitor Autumn 2009 Volume 30 Issue 3 These comments were taken from a presentation at the Hiroshima Day commemoration organized by Ploughshares Hamilton. On August 6 and 9, 1945, the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were bombed with nuclear weapons. Over 100,000 people, mostly civilians, died instantly and thousands more succumbed to burns, malnutrition, and illness. …

Hiroshima Day: Lose the nuclear ambivalence

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Author Ernie Regehr Published by Embassy, an Ottawa-based foreign policy weekly Canada had more than a front row seat at the dawn of the nuclear age. As part of the Manhattan Project, this country was a player in the bombings that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki 64 years ago this week, providing both uranium and extensive scientific support for the first …

Make Nuclear Weapons Visible

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Author Robin Collins The Ploughshares Monitor September 2001 Volume 22 Issue 3 This presentation was given at the Hiroshima Commemoration in Ottawa on August 6, 2001. Robin Collins is on the Steering Committee of the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons and he is a volunteer with the United Nations Association in Canada. If you visit the Diefenbunker in Carp, Ontario, …