07 iulie 2020

Hiroshima survivor calls for elimination of nuclear weapons

thehill.com

Setsuko Thurlow , Nobel Peace Prize laureate and survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing on Hiroshima, said Tuesday she is hoping to see the total elimination of nuclear weapons in her lifetime but is realistic of the challenge of a global prohibition. “Maybe I won’t live long enough to see total elimination of nuclear weapons, but it would be nice if that would happen,” the 88-year-old activist said during a virtual conference hosted by ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. [...]