Posts Tagged: Nuclear

Nuclear Regulatory Commission public meetings on Depleted Uranium in Hawai’i

NRC public meetings on Army’s DU permit application August 24th, 1:00 pm Hawaii Army National Guard’s Wahiawa Armory 487 FA, at 77-230 Kamehameha Highway in Mililani August 25th, 6 – 8:30 pm Wahiawa District Park – Hale Koa Nutrition Site, 1139 Kilani Ave., in Wahiawa August 26th, 6 – 8:30 p.m. King Kamehameha Kona Beach… Read more »

Aid sought for ‘Atomic Vets’

Source:–Atomic-Vets- Posted on: Monday, August 17, 2009 Aid sought for ‘Atomic Vets’ Bill would facilitate care for U.S. veterans exposed to radiation By John Yaukey Advertiser Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – Charles Clark knew something was wrong when he started losing his teeth at age 37. “They just fell out – no blood,” the Hawai’i… Read more »

U.S. nuclear aircraft carrier in Manila violates ASEAN treaty and Philippines Constitution

(The following manifestation was made by Rep. Walden Bello of the Party-list Akbayan! on the floor of the House of Representatives of the Philippines on August 13, 2009. It was prepared by Herbert Docena of Focus on the Global South.) US’ nuclear-powered carrier entry to Manila violates ASEAN treaty, Philippine constitution Yesterday, the USS George… Read more »

Ann Wright: In Hiroshima

In Hiroshima By Ann Wright I am in the ancient Japanese city of Hiroshima for the annual ceremonies on Aug. 6 to honor the souls of over 140,000 Japanese, South Koreans and Chinese who died instantly and over 300,000 who suffered serious wounds 64 years ago when the United States used weapons of mass destruction… Read more »

Nagasaki mayor calls for nuclear abolition

AFSC Hawai’i and ‘Ohana Koa / Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific attended the Hiroshima atomic bombing commemoration in Honolulu on August 6th. The event featured Mayor Mufi Hanneman, representatives of different religious denominations, representatives from Hiroshima and an Hibakusha (nuclear survivor).  The speeches talked of the horror of the atomic bombing and celebrated peace and… Read more »

Commemoration of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition-Hawai’i, Friends of the GENSUIKIN, Nagasaki Kenjinkai (Association of Descendants of Immigrants from Nagasaki Prefecture), The United Nations Association Hawaii Division Invitation The Commemoration of Nagasaki 64 The event is free of charge and open to the public August 8th at 3:15 pm Moment of silence 4:02 pm Hawaii Time,… Read more »

German peace movement victory – “Bombodrom” to be shut down

The German peace movement won an major victory. After 17 years of struggle to close down a former Russian Air Force bombing and shooting range, the German minister of defense announced that the government was abandoning its plans to conduct military training in the area.  A victory celebration is planned for August 23rd.   They welcome… Read more »

UN Secretary General: “My plan to stop the bomb” home My plan to stop the bomb The world is at a turning point – nuclear disarmament is back on the global agenda. We must grab this chance to secure our future Ban Ki-moon, August 3, 2009 The destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 marked an end and a beginning. The close of… Read more »

Poll finds support for U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

This article by the AP reveals a very sad and dangerous reality that a majority of the American public supports the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II.  It is a chilling revelation about the level of awareness and moral confusion among the American public.  The more crucial question that the… Read more »