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Incidents of nuclear blackmail

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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.

Nuclear Fallout: Weapons and Power Plants

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 7:30pm

Hiroshima-Nagasaki song leaders in Des Moines 8-9-10

Hiroshima-Nagasaki song leaders in Des Moines 8-9-10

Eloise Cranke and Ann Naffier, both former AFSC staff, join Highway Sigadi, formerly of the Simon Estes Youth Choir from Cape Town, South Africa, in leading songs at the 2010 Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration in Des Moines.

Join us for Des Moines' annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration. 

Speakers to include Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie, a member of Mayors for Peace, and the mayor who signed a proclamation making our city a nuclear weapons-free zone. Physicians for Social Responsibility reports on the campaign in Kansas City to shut down the construction of a new nuclear-weapons plant; and updates on the Iowa campaign to halt nuclear plants in Iowa, restore the Japanese Bell, and to ratify the CTBT in the US Congress.

Japanese Culture & Survivors: Fifty Years after Hiroshima

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 7:00pm

Miki Morita of the Never Again Campaign (NAC) in Japan will present a slide show about Japanese life and culture and a short movie about survivors of the bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

Japanese Culture & Survivors: Fifty Years after Hiroshima

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 7:00pm

Miki Morita of the Never Again Campaign (NAC) in Japan will present a slide show about Japanese life and culture and a short movie about survivors of the bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

Please sign the Appeal for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Gensuikyo, the Japan Council against A & H Bombs, is one of the world's leading organizations advocating the complete abolition of nuclear weapons. On the eve of the 2010 NPT Review Conference, Gensuikyo delivered seven million petition signatures urging abolition. They had launched a new signature campaign which AFSC and many other organizations have endorsed and are supporting. Please sign: http://www.antiatom.org/sig-press

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