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Remembering the horrors of the atomic bombs dropped on Japan

Remembering the horrors of the atomic bombs dropped on Japan

In early August 1945, the USA military dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing hundreds of thousands of civilians.

The global arsenal of atomic weapons has only grown since then. The fight to outlaw these weapons of mass destruction continues. Asia Pacific Currents program spoke to Shomi Yoon, a member of the International Socialist Organisation in Aeteoroa/New Zealand on the international campaign against nuclear weapons.

Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia

Image: Wikimedia: The aftermath of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki. August 9, 1945

 

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