Disarmament

For Abolition, Peace and Security: Confronting Nuclear Powers & East Asian Crises

27/Feb/13 - Joseph Gerson speaks at the Bikini Day International Conference on the rising militarism in the region, and on the US position in relation to the near-universal agreement about the need and possibility of eliminating nuclear weapons.  Click here to read online.

The Obama Doctrine and the Dangers of the $185 Billion Increase in US Nuclear War Preparations

Joseph Gerson's Truthout article and address, "The Obama Doctrine and the Dangers of the $185 Billion Increase in US Nuclear War Preparations," at the World Conference Against A- and H- Bombs, Hiroshima. August 3, 2011.

Nuclear War or Real Security?

Joseph Gerson's Truthout article, "Nuclear War or Real Security?" August 4, 2011.

Peace in Asia and the Pacific: Alternatives to Asia-Pacific Militarization

Friday, October 21, 2011 - 7:00pm - Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 6:00pm

Peace Asia Conference - Alpha Flyer 2

Peace in Asia and the Pacific Conference Flyer

Download the Peace in Asia and the Pacific Conference Flyer

Initiated by the American Friends Service Committee and the American University Nuclear Policy Institute

To register and for additional information: http://afsc.org/PeaceInAsiaPacific

The current conference agenda can be viewed here.
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With Hiroshima Eyes: Gallery Talk

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

AFSC is proud to have arranged the display of the Hibakusha art of Junko Kayashige at Harvard University this October.

When the Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima City on August 6, 1945, Junko Kayashige had just entered elementary school. A Hiroshima City native, she was in a home one mile from where the A-bomb hit. Kayashige survived, badly injured, but lost several close members of her family.

With Hiroshima Eyes: Exhibit Opening

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

With Hiroshima Eyes

With Hiroshima Eyes

Accouncement for "With Hiroshima Eyes: The Hibakusha Art of Junko Kayashige"

AFSC is proud to have arranged the display of the Hibakusha art of Junko Kayashige at Harvard University this October.

When the Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima City on August 6, 1945, Junko Kayashige had just entered elementary school. A Hiroshima City native, she was in a home one mile from where the A-bomb hit. Kayashige survived, badly injured, but lost several close members of her family.

Nobel Peace Laureates Publish The Hiroshima Declaration on the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

At the culmination of the 11th Nobel Peace Laureates Summit a group of attendees met and agreed on this statement. It was read by Jody Williams in a well attended ceremony in the Hiroshima Peace Park. Other Nobel Laureates, and Hiroshima Mayor Akiba addressed the gathering.

Signers include the American Friends Service Committee, Mikhail Gorbachev, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, the Dalai Lama, Shirin Ebadi, F. W. de Klerk, Jody Williams, the International Peace Bureau, and others.

Leafleting and Petitioning

Friday, July 30, 2010 - 6:30pm - Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 9:40pm

The nuclear abolition film Countdown to Zero will run at the Kendall Square Cinema in Cambridge from July 30 to August 5.  Meanwhile, the New ST

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