Sixty years ago this month, renowned intellectuals Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell issued their famous manifesto in London calling for the complete abolition of nuclear weapons. “We appeal as human beings to human beings: remember your humanity, and forget the rest,” they wrote. Read more »
Action ideas for the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Peace & Planet – the Global Mobilization for a Nuclear-Free, Peaceful, Just, and Sustainable World – has called for actions and events around the world to commemorate the 70th anniversaries of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Peace & Planet will host an online database of such actions and events.
Global Wave 2015, a project of Peace & Planet, has prepared a short Aug 6-9 action guide) with suggested actions you could take. Please inform us of any actions/events organised in your town or by your organisation. Send event/action notices to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Further tributes below
Our hearts were broken to learn of the sudden, untimely demise of our dear friend and colleague Praful Bidwai. Praful was a courageous truth teller, a fearless advocate, and a kind and funny man. Some of us were fortunate to be present at the founding conference of the Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP) in Delhi, and to be graciously hosted by Praful in his home.