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Events in Northeast Asia this year “dramatise how much the region and the world still live in the shadow of mass destruction”, says the WCC.
Hundreds of people will gather in Tavistock Square today (6 August) to remember victims of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
The head of the World Council of Churches has said that Hiroshima and Nagasaki are nuclear tragedies that must never be repeated.
Sixty-five years after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, says Olav Fykse Tveit, more and more people are working to rekindle the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has urged the world to “choose life” on the 65th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Japan.
Visiting the Hiroshima and Nagasaki exhibition currently on display in central London is an emotionally charged experience.
A survivor of the nuclear attack on Hiroshima has urged an audience in London to tackle the root causes of war, marking the sixty-fifth anniversary of the bombing.
Shoso Kamomoto, a survivor of the nuclear attack on Japan, will speak during memorial events in London marking the 65th anniversary of the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
A statue of the Virgin Mary that part-survived the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki is to be exhibited in New York ahead of an international non-proliferation conference.