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President Obama receives protest letters from Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The letters of protest were sent to the US President Barack Obama by the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 20, 2013. The United States unveiled that it conducted an experiment with plutonium, in order to examine the capabilities of...

Japan marks Hiroshima’s 68th atomic bombing anniversary

On August 6, 2013, the Japanese city of Hiroshima is marking the 68th anniversary of the dreadful atomic bombing during the end of World War Two. Several prayer gatherings have been conducted across the city and about 50,000 people attended...

Hiroshima 2012 elections results voided by court

The Hiroshima High Court, on March 25, 2013, ruled that the results of last December’s general elections in Hiroshima’s no.1 and no.2 districts were invalid. For the first time, it was said that the results of the elections were invalid...

Hiroshima atomic survivors warn against nuclear power

The survivors of the Hiroshima bombing are still reminded of the deadly day which they faced on August 6, 1945. Sunao Tsuboi, one of the few remaining survivors warns of the nuclear power at a time when Japan deals with the Fukushima crisis. More...

Hiroshima people observe 67th anniversary of atomic bombing

People of Hiroshima on August 6, 2012 observed the anniversary of the atomic bombing, amidst the rising tide of the anti-nuclear sentiments swells in post-Fukushima Japan. The annual ceremony was attended by the ageing survivors, relatives,...