Faith & Social Justice: In the spirit of Richard Overton and the 17th C. Levellers

Nagasaki Mayor Warns Against Nuclear Arms on 61st A-Bomb Anniversary

As reported by Agence France Press, the mayor of Nagasaki, Japan rebuked the world’s nuclear powers for not doing more to disarm and to prevent nuclear proliferation. “What is the human race doing?” he said in his address. “The world’s nuclear non-proliferation regime faces the risk of collapsing.”
“Sixty-one years since the bombing, the city of Nagasaki is filled with anger and frustration,” Ito said. “The nuclear powers are not making sincere efforts for nuclear arms reduction.”

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August 9, 2006 - Posted by | just peacemaking, nuclear weapons, the tragic

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