Well Versed is edited by Jody Porter
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
British peace campaigners’ events link up activists worldwide
Monday 7th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Felicity Collier
THOUSANDS of people will join commemorations tomorrow marking 72 years since the US slaughtered 200,000 people by dropping a nuclear bombs on Japan’s Hiroshima — followed by Nagasaki on August 9.
Anti-nuclear campaign group CND general...
Saturday 5th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
JAPANESE peace campaigners have written to US President Donald Trump urging him to declare the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings a war crime.
A copy of the letter from the Society for Requiring the Admission of Historic Responsibility of the US Government for Dropping Atomic Bombs on...
Saturday 27th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
Thousands mark the day Hiroshima burned
Monday 8th Aug 2016
To mark Hiroshima Day, MAYORS FOR PEACE issue a statement on the lack of progress towards disarmament
Saturday 6th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
THE 71st anniversary of the US dropping a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima will be marked by events across Britain and the world tomorrow.
The 1945 attack killed an estimated 200,000 people.
More than 20 towns and cities across Britain will stage commemorations, including “peace...
Friday 5th Aug 2016
US president makes landmark Hiroshima visit to mark nuclear bombing of Japan – but won’t set record straight on surrender
Saturday 28th May 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
The first Western journalist into Hiroshima after the US dropped its atomic bomb was Wilfred Burchett, a British-born Australian journalist.
His subsequent article in the Daily Express — not then the monolithically reactionary paper it is today — told the horrific truth...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
JAPANESE atomic bombing survivors have urged US President Barack Obama to hear their stories and apologise when he visits Hiroshima next week.
Hiroshima bomb victim Toshiki Fujimori told reporters he found it awkward to hear local and central government officials say they are not...
Friday 20th May 2016