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Peace & Planet summer: Commemorate the 70th anniversaries of nuclear bombings

Peace @ Planet march in New York just prior to the 2015 NPT Review Conference

Peace & Planet march in New York just prior to the 2015 NPT Review Conference

Peace & Planet organised the incredibly successful global mobilisation for nuclear abolition focused on the 2015 NPT Review Conference. Now, Peace & Planet calls for a similar mobilisation to commemorate the 70th anniversaries of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (See Peace Planet 70th Anniversary Hroshima and Nagasaki call).

Peace & Planet will list on its website events and actions from around the world for the anniversaries. Please let us know your planned actions. Send details to sofiawolman@gmail.com.

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U.S. Conference of Mayors takes action for 70th anniversary of nuclear bombings

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San Francisco, CA –
At the close of its 83rd Annual Meeting on 22 June 2015, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), for the 10th consecutive year, adopted a strong resolution in support of Mayors for Peace, noting that August 6 and 9, 2015 will mark the 70th anniversaries of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

In its resolution titled “Calling for Effective Implementation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Disarmament Obligation and Redirection of Nuclear Weapons Spending to Meet the Needs of Cities,” the USCM “reaffirms its call on the U.S. government to support commencement of a process to negotiate the global prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons.”

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Activists Make Statement at Nuke Base: Our Children Deserve Better!

Abolish nukes 3Activists briefly blockaded the entrance to a West Coast nuclear weapons base in a statement against U.S. Nuclear modernization efforts on the eve of Mothers Day.

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