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21/03/2013

Anti-Nuke Odyssey 2013: From Oslo to Manama and Now to Geneva Then to Mexico

Human Wrongs Watch

This year, the global campaign for a world free from nuclear weapons seems unstoppable. After a week of intensive activities in Oslo during the Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons -which followed the Civil Society Forum-, major anti-nuclear campaigners moved to Bahrain, in yet another step towards the abolition of the “most inhumane” killing tools in the history of humankind. Now the campaign will move to Geneva before going to Mexico.

The radioactive incineration of cities  | Image source: ICAN

The radioactive incineration of cities | Image source: ICAN

In fact, following on from the success of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Civil Society Forum in Oslo (2-3 March), and the Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons (4-5 March), the anti-clear campaign gained further support also in Manama.

There, the Exhibition “From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Towards a World Free from Nuclear Weapons” is now being shown during the period 13-23 March, organised by the Tokyo-based y the Tokyo-based non-governmental civil society association Soka Gakkai International (SGI), with the support of ICAN, among others.

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