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Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow accepted the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of @nuclearban . In her #NobelPeacePrize  lecture she described how she sees the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which opened for signing three years ago today, as a force for good.

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Portrait of Malaysian atomic bomb victim registered with Hiroshima memorial hall

Portrait of Malaysian atomic bomb victim registered with Hiroshima memorial hall

Portrait of Malaysian atomic bomb victim registered with Hiroshima memorial hall

A hundred thousand people were killed by the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. Six survivors recount their experiences of the bombing and its aftermath, wondering why they lived when so many others died.

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Hiroshima City (no. 158~) (as of 9/18)

[UPDATE] Standard Guidelines for Events and Gatherings Organized by the City of Hiroshima (revised 9/16/2020)

Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Hiroshima City (no. 158~) (as of 9/16)

Duterte tells world to reject war on 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

Duterte tells world to reject war on 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

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75 years ago today the first atomic bomb was dropped over Hiroshima, instantly killing tens of thousands of the city's inhabitants. Setsuko Thurlow, then 13, was one of the city's survivors. In 2017 she jointly accepted the #NobelPeacePrize  in Oslo on behalf of @nuclearban .

LEBANON: University of Sheffield experts believe Beirut blast was equivalent to 1,000 to 1,500 tonnes of TNT, a tenth of the intensity of the nuclear bomb at Hiroshima.

I will never forget the commitment to reconciliation and peace that I encountered in Hiroshima in 2016. The memory of August 6, 1945, must never fade; it allows us to fight complacency. It fuels our moral imagination. It allows us to change.

Having reported from five places on Earth devastated by nuclear weapons, I regard the provoking of a war with China as a high crime. Those who beat the media's war drums with myths and lies insult the memory of Hiroshima, 75 years ago this week.

ANOTHER HIROSHIMA IS COMING UNLESS WE STOP IT NOW This is a woman burned into the steps of a bank in Hiroshima by the atomic bomb on 6 August 1945. Remember this when you don't speak up against the fanatic Pompeo's lies about China, now leading us to war

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#OnThisDay in 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. I was pleased to join a @LondonCND  event today to remember the lives lost and to commit to our campaigning for a nuclear free world. Join the Peace Wave using the hashtag #Hiroshima75  and tell the world #NeverAgain .

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On the 75th anniversary of the atomic explosion at Hiroshima, let us remember that resources used in the arms race could and should be used instead to promote integral human development and to protect the natural environment. #Hiroshima75 

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, I take the opportunity to urge governments, organizations and individuals to rededicate themselves to making the achievement of peace the centerpiece of our lives.

The world's oceans are now heating at the same rate as if five Hiroshima atomic bombs were dropped into the water every second, scientists have said

73 years ago today, the U.S. dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Japan's Hiroshima, killing over 140,000 people.

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