Sixty-five years ago, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. The blast killed 80,000 people immediately, and injured 70,000 more. Tens of thousands of others died in the years that followed from the effects of radiation.
Three days later, a second nuclear bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, killing an additional 60,000 people.
Ceasefire.ca is part of the global movement to abolish nuclear weapons. I hope that you will join the other 22,000 supporters of Ceasefire.ca who are taking action, today, to move the world closer to nuclear abolition.
- Sign your letter to Prime Minister Harper and other party leaders, and join more than 1000 other Canadians.
- Watch this clip from the impressive new movie on nuclear dangers,
Countdown to Zero. Then help get it screened in your town.
- Consider participating in an event in your community. (If you are hosting an event, please post your event time and location below.)
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